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12.22.2020: Oregon lawmakers kick off third special session of 2020 as right-wing group protests outside; Oregon’s looming eviction and foreclosure crisis: Beat Check podcast; Sen. Dallas Heard removes mask on Senate floor to protest COVID-19 restrictions

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
12.22.2020: Oregon lawmakers kick off third special session of 2020 as right-wing group protests outside; Oregon’s looming eviction and foreclosure crisis: Beat Check podcast; Sen. Dallas Heard removes mask on Senate floor to protest COVID-19 restrictions
News Oregon Political News Oregon lawmakers kick off third special session of 2020 as right-wing group protests outside (https://www.oregonlive.com/politics/2020/12/oregon-lawmakers-kick-off-third-special-session-of-2020-as-right-wing-group-protests-outside.html) Oregon’s looming  [...]

12.21.2020: Renters, landlords dislike special session plan; Why would state prison inmates turn down an offer for early release during pandemic?; Oregon Insight: Diverse industries faced the most upheaval from the pandemic

Monday, December 21, 2020
12.21.2020: Renters, landlords dislike special session plan; Why would state prison inmates turn down an offer for early release during pandemic?; Oregon Insight: Diverse industries faced the most upheaval from the pandemic
News Oregon Political News Renters, landlords dislike special session plan (https://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/2020/12/20/oregon-legislature-session-today-eviction-moratorium-landlords-tenants/3914918001/) Why would state prison inmates turn down an offer for early releas [...]

12.18.2020: State’s $62 million relief fund for Black Oregonians suspends operations, hands over remaining money to federal court; Gov. Brown extends Covid emergency until March; Oregon adds 4,200 jobs in November

Friday, December 18, 2020
12.18.2020: State’s $62 million relief fund for Black Oregonians suspends operations, hands over remaining money to federal court; Gov. Brown extends Covid emergency until March; Oregon adds 4,200 jobs in November
News Oregon Political News State’s $62 million relief fund for Black Oregonians suspends operations, hands over remaining money to federal court (https://www.oregonlive.com/business/2020/12/states-62-million-relief-fund-for-black-oregonians-suspends-operations-hands-over-remaining-mone [...]

12.17.2020: For 70,000 unemployed Oregonians, it's a waiting game for benefits; Funding basic services at core of Gov. Brown's budget; States grapple with next steps on evictions as crisis grows

Thursday, December 17, 2020
12.17.2020: For 70,000 unemployed Oregonians, it's a waiting game for benefits; Funding basic services at core of Gov. Brown's budget; States grapple with next steps on evictions as crisis grows
News Oregon Political News More Oregonians are struggling to keep up with rental payments (https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2020/12/more-oregonians-are-struggling-to-keep-up-with-rental-payments.html) Voters support Measure 11 but open to reducing sentences for some lower-le [...]

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