Gov. Kate Brown issued an executive order Sunday prohibiting law enforcement officers from acting upon eviction notices for not paying rent. The order cited “a significant economic downturn” and public health concerns if evicted Oregonians were not able to socially isolate in their homes.
Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden joined a bipartisan group of senators urging Vice President Mike Pence to ensure resources to tribes and urban Native communities in response to the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak.
ASUO executive has taken multiple steps this term in an attempt to advocate for some of the issues they believe affect the UO student body the most. These issues include food security measures and student tuition.
Congressional hopeful Doyle Canning and representatives from local political groups gathered at a rally Monday as Canning announced her endorsement of Sen. Bernie Sanders for president.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced Tuesday her intention to lead a coalition of 39 states in an investigation into e-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs’s marketing practices that she says target children.