State Government

Oregon City congressional Rep. Kurt Schrader votes against federal gun control bill

The Oregon District 5 representative bucked the Democratic Party along with Rep. Jarden Golden of Maine and voted with Republicans against a bill that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives along party lines June 9, 2022 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a gun-control bill following the[Read More…]

Rent assistance helped 55,000 Oregon households, agency says

About $400 million in state and federal funding staved off more than 55,000 evictions, according to leaders of Oregon Housing and Community Services by Julia Shumway – Oregon Capitol Chronicle More than 55,000 Oregon households have avoided eviction thanks to the state’s rent assistance program, but money is quickly running[Read More…]