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Though Oregon shed a record number of jobs last year during the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic, the people most affected were women, racial and ethnic minorities and the youngest…

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SALEM — A recall effort against Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, has been officially approved to begin circulating petitions, the Secretary of State said Thursday, July 15.

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The person tasked with investigating workplace complaints within the Oregon Legislature quit recently after only a little more than two months on the job, citing a disorganized and dysfunction…

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Oregon officially reopened for business and pleasure Wednesday, June 30 after more than 15 months with strict rules to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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SALEM — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown called on Oregonians Friday, July 2, to be mindful of how much water they’re using in what’s emerged as a hot, dry summer, but she stopped short of calling for w…

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SALEM — Oregon on Friday, July 2, reached the milestone of 70% of adults having received at least their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to officials from the state health authority.

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SALEM — The era of mandatory masks and social distancing is at an end in Oregon — at least, for most people, most of the time.

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The last day of the 2021 Oregon legislative session was largely free of drama or surprises. But by the time the final gavel dropped at 5:37 p.m. Saturday, lawmakers had approved billions of do…

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SALEM — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown pledged Friday, June 25, to reopen the state by no later than June 30 — ahead of the 4th of July Holiday. When the state is reopened, decisions about masks and s…

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SALEM — Oregon lawmakers plan to spend more than $67 million over the next two years to significantly expand publicly funded preschools, under a bill moving forward in the final days of the le…

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A new class of dental therapists, working under the supervision of dentists, would provide basic services to patients under a bill that is headed to Gov. Kate Brown.

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Experts at Oregon State University held a virtual forum Monday to discuss this year's drought and fire conditions with reporters. Meanwhile, several large blazes are already burning thousands …

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Many Oregon businesses will see smaller increases in their unemployment payroll taxes, and even forgiveness of some amounts, as a result of a bill now headed to Gov. Kate Brown.

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SALEM — A bill introduced to the House of Representatives Monday, June 21, would ban lawmakers expelled from the Oregon Legislature from receiving an appointment to a vacant legislative seat.

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SALEM — Earlier this month, the Oregon Legislature expelled one of its members for knowingly shepherding rioters into the Capitol in Salem in December. The same day as that expulsion, a study …