Oregon Democrat says drug prices are ‘out of control.’ As a state legislator, she tried to keep them that way.

Democrats Congressional hopeful Val Hoyle took thousands of dollars from Eli Lilly and then worked to protect his insulin patent. Val Hoyle (via Twitter) Collin Anderson • September 22, 2022 11:20 am As a state legislator, Oregon Democrat Val Hoyle received many donations from pharmaceutical companies during her eight years in office. But the money … Read more

Oregon employees navigate balance between in-person and remote work

As COVID-19 spread and Oregon imposed restrictions, many employers transitioned to working from home. Employees gathered their monitors, perhaps their favorite office chairs, and designed workstations in their apartments and homes. Many have been juggling everyday life at home and Zoom meetings since 2019, waiting for news about a return to the office or a … Read more

Oregon and other states sue lender over supplemental insurance plans | Business | Business Insurance

know about this Oregon and other states sue lender over supplemental insurance plans | Business in complete details. Country United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsUnited States Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth of theCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofeelAntarctica (the territory … Read more

Pamplin Media Group – Kelsey Birsa Unveils Paintings at Stevens-Crawford House

get complete details of Pamplin Media Group – Kelsey Birsa Unveils Paintings at Stevens-Crawford House from here, checkout more details. Leah Faure, current Art in Oregon artist-in-residence, also on view at the historic residence. Art is alive and thriving in Oregon City, with Kelsey Birsa’s paintings on view now through September 17, at the Mary … Read more

Oregon Public Health Officials Respond to Monkeypox Cases

Oregon has another outbreak on its hands: monkeypox. State health officials have established a website with information. Vaccine supplies are on the way. There will be weekly updates with figures and information. But, more than two years after COVID-19 swept across the globe, it is not another pandemic. “Monkeypox doesn’t spread the same way,” Oregon … Read more

Sask. Woman Who Disappeared With Her Child Still Detained in Oregon Faces Charges in Canada and US

Saskatoon police spent days searching for 48-year-old Dawn Walker, who was reported missing in Saskatoon on July 24. (Submitted by the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations – image credit) Dawn Walker faces charges of kidnapping by her parents and public harm in Canada, along with charges in the US related to the use of a … Read more

Drazan, Johnson, Kotek discuss guns, abortion and homelessness in first Oregon governor’s debate – Oregon Capital Chronicle

The three women running to be the next governor of Oregon discussed abortion, homelessness, guns and climate change in their first debate on Friday. Friday’s forum, hosted by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association at a resort in Welches, was the unofficial start of the general election campaign and the first time that Democrat Tina Kotek, … Read more

Let Newberg’s bigotry be a warning to Oregon

In September 2021, the Newberg School Board voted to remove all rainbow and Black Lives Matter banners under the guise that these symbols were “divisive.” An uproar ensued, and the board then amended the language to all “political” symbols, with tongue-in-cheek exceptions for the flags of the United States and Oregon (the US flag is … Read more

Amid spike in shootings, Portland unveils new initiative

know about Amid spike in shootings, Portland unveils new initiative PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the grip of gun violence gripping cities across the country, the mayor of Portland, Ore., issued a new emergency declaration Thursday aimed at reducing gun homicides by at least 10% in the next two years. . The initiative directs $2.4 … Read more

Oregon Housing Chief Andrea Bell on Rolling Out Rental Assistance, Addressing the Growing Affordability Crisis: Q&A

know about Oregon Housing Chief Andrea Bell on Rolling Out Rental Assistance, Addressing the Growing Affordability Crisis: Q&A Andrea Bell took the reins of the Oregon Housing and Community Services agency during a time of upheaval: The agency was in the midst of implementing its pandemic emergency rental assistance program with mixed results. While the … Read more

Oregon mom challenges state rule for tampons in boys’ bathrooms

Austin De Dios / Oregonlive.com (TNS) The way Cherylene Stritenberg says she sees it, the problem comes down to cost. Stritenberg, a board member for the Eagle Point School District near Medford, is also a mother. She wants more money for school supplies and books, she said. And she’s concerned that a state law that … Read more

Hunger remains a constant concern for children and adults in Oregon

The Oregon Food Bank says it is seeing an increase in demand for hunger assistance, such as food boxes, after the need fell from a peak during the pandemic. Oregon Food Bank Before the pandemic, in 2019, the number of people seeking assistance through the Oregon Food Bank system was 863,000. In 2020, that number … Read more

Oregon expands monkeypox vaccines as cases rise in the US

Oregon health officials are increasing testing, vaccinations and antiviral treatments for monkeypox as cases rise in the United States. The World Health Organization on Thursday reported a 77% weekly increase in the number of laboratory-confirmed monkeypox cases, to more than 6,000 cases in 59 countries. That includes more than 600 cases in the United States. … Read more

Four Items to Review as You Do Your Mid-Year Personal Finance Analysis

A lot can happen in six months. That’s why, as you close out the first half of the year, it makes sense to review your financial life. With inflation, people are hit harder this year compared to last year, so it’s a good time to see how things have been going…as well as plan what … Read more