Politics

Democrats push for unemployment benefit extension

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Senate Democrats introduced a plan to extend enhanced unemployment benefits which were passed this spring in reaction to mass unemployment caused by the pandemic. Those benefits, which include an extra weekly federal payment of $600 dollars, are scheduled …

Oregon state of emergency extended for 60 days

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown extended the COVID-19 state of emergency. On March 8, Governor Brown issued Executive Order 20-13, declaring a statewide emergency. The original order was set to expire on May 7, 2020. However, that declaration was extended …