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Oregon sues DHS for not disclosing immigration records

SALEM, Ore. – The State of Oregon is suing the Department of Homeland Security for failing to disclose information about detention and deportation of immigrants. In June, ten state attorney generals–including Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum–filed a Freedom of Information Act request …

Employment numbers down in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – Employment numbers in Oregon have declined for the second time since rapid gains were seen earlier this year. The Oregon Employment Department (ODE) said nonfarm payroll employment dropped by 3,800 jobs this September. This follows a revised loss of …

Oregon taxpayers to receive “kicker” credit

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon State officials say taxpayers will see some extra money returning to their pockets after a $463 million tax surplus was confirmed by the Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) earlier this month. The 2016 tax surplus credit, or “kicker,” …

Oregon releases school and district report cards

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Education released their “report cards” for Oregon schools and school districts Wednesday. The report cards include information on student demographics, state assessments performance, student outcomes and educational programs. Schools didn’t receive an overall rating, but …

Governor Kate Brown announces education goals

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown said she’s making education a top priority after accepting the resignation of Salam Noor as acting Deputy Superintendent for Public Instruction. Her vision for the future of Oregon students appears to be focused on what …

Gov. Brown announces bid for re-election

Salem, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Monday she’ll run for re-election in 2018. “The Oregon we all love is a special place. And we can all be proud of the reasons why. We have the fastest job growth in the …
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