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Count of homeless students in Oregon increases 2%

The number of homeless students in Oregon increased 2% last school year, according to new data from the Oregon Department of Education. It continues a trend over the last decade. Source: Count of homeless students in Oregon increases 2% – oregonlive.com

Beaverton 5th grader elected Oregon’s next kid governor

Oregon has a new governor. A kid governor, that is. Source: Beaverton 5th grader elected Oregon’s next kid governor – oregonlive.com

Secretary of State’s attorney billing taxpayers $690 an hour in forest initiatives lawsuit

Secretary of State Bev Clarno’s decision to reject three forestry initiatives on an unprecedented basis will cost taxpayers as much as $30,000 – and potentially even more. Source: Secretary of State’s attorney billing taxpayers $690 an hour in forest initiatives lawsuit – oregonlive.com

Young adults charged with crimes as juveniles could get sentencing break under new Oregon law

Oregon’s new juvenile justice law will allow some adults accused of serious crimes when they were age 15, 16 or 17 to head to Juvenile Court where they’re likely to see lighter sentences. Source: Young adults charged with crimes as juveniles could get sentencing break under new Oregon law – oregonlive.com

Oregon Supreme Court says .09% wasn’t enough to convict man of drunken driving

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a driver whose blood alcohol content registered .09 percent nearly two hours after he was stopped shouldn’t have been convicted of drunken driving. Source: Oregon Supreme Court says .09% wasn’t enough to convict man of drunken driving – oregonlive.com

Holiday Grand Tree arrives at the Capitol

On Thursday morning, the Holiday Grand Tree arrived at the Oregon State Capitol, welcoming the holiday season. Source: Holiday Grand Tree arrives at the Capitol

Hundreds attend the Jordan Cove rally at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem

Hundreds of people rally at the Oregon State Capitol protesting the Jordan Cove project in Coos Bay, Oregon. Source: Hundred attend the Jordan Cove rally at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem

More Oregon students experiencing homelessness, report shows

In 2017-18, the number of Oregon students experiencing homelessness declined for the first time in years after reaching an all-time high. The decrease gave many hope things were finally changing. Source: More Oregon students experiencing homelessness, report shows

Former Oregon labor judge faces ethics violation, conflict of interest

A former Oregon administrative law judge is facing an ethics complaint after discussing the prospect of joining a law practice with an attorney from that firm while he had a union-bias case on her docket. Source: Former Oregon labor judge faces ethics violation, conflict of interest

Count of homeless students in Oregon increases 2% 

New data from the Oregon Department of Education shows the number of homeless students in Oregon increased 2% last school year, continuing a trend over the last decade. Source: Count of homeless students in Oregon increases 2% – News – The Register-Guard – Eugene, OR