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9.23.2020: Oregon says 49,000 jobless benefits claims are held up in adjudication; It’s National Voter Registration Day. Here’s how to register to vote in Oregon; Fire, pandemic, recession: Oregon kids under stress

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
9.23.2020: Oregon says 49,000 jobless benefits claims are held up in adjudication; It’s National Voter Registration Day. Here’s how to register to vote in Oregon; Fire, pandemic, recession: Oregon kids under stress
News Wildfires Oregon wildfires destroyed at least seven marijuana businesses (https://www.oregonlive.com/business/2020/09/oregon-wildfires-destroyed-at-least-seven-marijuana-businesses-confirmed-total-loss.html) Umpqua, Wells Fargo announce wildfire relief efforts (https://w [...]

9.22.2020: Former Oregon Congressman Bob Smith dies at 89; Oregon businesses threaten class action lawsuit over coronavirus restrictions; Audit Finds Oregon Mental Health System Is Failing Children, Staff

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
9.22.2020: Former Oregon Congressman Bob Smith dies at 89; Oregon businesses threaten class action lawsuit over coronavirus restrictions; Audit Finds Oregon Mental Health System Is Failing Children, Staff
News Wildfires Oregon wildfire insurance payouts will be a long process, state warns (https://www.eastoregonian.com/townnews/insurance/oregon-wildfire-insurance-payouts-will-be-a-long-process-state-warns/article_bd6f54a5-09ec-5c2b-abe9-427ab328e08e.html) Gov. Brown surveys Almeda f [...]

9.21.2020: Governor’s nominees to struggling forestry department’s board may be stalled as wildfires rage; Brown vetoes shore up $65M+ for wildfire response; The Cannabis Workers Coalition Is Launching the Restorative Justice Movement Oregon’s Weed In

Monday, September 21, 2020
9.21.2020: Governor’s nominees to struggling forestry department’s board may be stalled as wildfires rage; Brown vetoes shore up $65M+ for wildfire response; The Cannabis Workers Coalition Is Launching the Restorative Justice Movement Oregon’s Weed In
News Wildfires Oregon makes progress against massive wildfires (https://www.oregonlive.com/wildfires/) Cool temps help the battle against Oregon wildfires: Sunday updates (https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2020/09/cool-temps-help-the-battle-against-oregon-wildfires-sunday-updates.htm [...]

9.18.2020: Oregonians quarantining because of COVID-19 now eligible for state leave payments; Democrats Won’t Pursue Cap-and-Trade Climate Legislation Next Year; Gov. Brown convenes first racial justice council meeting to address systemic racism in Oregon

Thursday, September 17, 2020
9.18.2020: Oregonians quarantining because of COVID-19 now eligible for state leave payments; Democrats Won’t Pursue Cap-and-Trade Climate Legislation Next Year; Gov. Brown convenes first racial justice council meeting to address systemic racism in Oregon
News Wildfires 'Long road ahead' despite wildfire progress (https://www.oregonlive.com/wildfires/) Will rain, thunderstorms impact Oregon wildfires? Thursday details, maps, evacuation information (https://www.oregonlive.com/wildfires/2020/09/which-oregon-wildfires-continue-to-grow- [...]

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