Kotek plans to declare a homelessness state of emergency and sign an executive order calling for more housing on her first full day in office Tuesday.
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More than 40% of Oregon adults say the state’s forests are overlogged, but most also believe that harvesting timber is part of maintaining healthy forests, according to a recent survey.
Every year, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department joins a nationwide initiative called “First Day Hikes” on New Year’s Day. This year, Stub Stewart State Park is one of 20 state parks with free hikes led by rangers or volunteers.
A combination of federal and state funding this year helped to promote electric vehicles, renewable energy projects and environmental protections.
Oregon’s ethics watchdog advised Friday that legislative leaders can’t hire family members for political caucuses, though lawmakers still can hire their spouses and children as personal assistants.
A Harney County Circuit Court judge on Thursday blocked a new voter-approved Oregon law banning the sale of large-capacity firearms magazines with more than 10 rounds from taking effect while court arguments proceed.
Brown has made clemency a main focus of her governorship, issuing pardons or commutations for nearly 50,000 people
Gov. Kate Brown expanded an executive order to give hospitals more flexibility in caring for the high numbers of very ill patients
Measure 114, which bans the sale of high-capacity firearms magazines, is scheduled to go into effect on Thursday