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Brown calls special session on COVID-19 and police accountability, says state budget discussions will take place during a second special session

Emily Boerger | Jun 16, 2020 | Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday morning she will convene a special session of the Oregon State Legislature next week on June 24. During the special session, lawmakers will take action on bills related to the COVID-19 pandemic and police accountability. “We are at a unique moment in America,” Governor Brown...[ Read More ]

Oregon leaders react to the passing of Rep. Mitch Greenlick

Emily Boerger | May 18, 2020 | Oregon

Long-time Oregon legislator Rep. Mitch Greenlick passed away on Friday after battling health issues in the last year. Greenlick served in the Oregon House of Representatives since 2003, representing House District 33 in Portland. During his time in office, and throughout a distinguished career outside of politics, Greenlick was a tremendous...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Cedric Hayden, Vice Chair of Oregon's House Committee on Health Care

Emily Boerger | Apr 8, 2019 | Oregon

Representative Cedric Hayden represents Oregon’s House District 7, covering Eastern Lane and Douglas Counties. Hayden currently serves as Vice Chair of the House Committee on Health Care and on the Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Services. Outside of the legislature, Hayden operates several businesses and is a dentist...[ Read More ]