Tag Archives: Lawsuits

Climate Change Lawsuit | Tuition Freeze Program | Labor Trafficking – OPB’s Think Out Loud

The Juliana v. United States climate change lawsuit was dismissed by an appeals court. The University of Oregon is considering a program that would allow incoming undergraduate students to lock in their tuition amount for five years. Oregon’s Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has created a new task force to address labor abuse. Source: Climate Change […]
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Wahkiakum County included in lawsuit against marbled murrelet conservation plan

Wahkiakum County, Pacific County and the Naselle-Grays River School District Thursday joined a lawsuit against the state Department of Natural Resources to challenge the agency’s conservation plan for the marbled murrelet, a small, threatened seabird. Source: Wahkiakum County included in lawsuit against marbled murrelet conservation plan | Local | tdn.com

Oregon’s sports betting contractor sues lottery, state justice department, Oregonian to keep state contract secret

A heated battle over public records reached the boiling point last week when a company working for the Oregon State Lottery obtained a temporary restraining order blocking the release of its contract with the state to The Oregonian/OregonLive. Public agencies routinely make contracts with vendors available to the press and the public because they detail […]
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Oregon AG joins lawsuit to block food stamp changes

Federal program helps feed about 586,000 people in Oregon, but about 21,800 could lose benefits under Trump administration’s rules. About 21,800 Oregonians risk losing government benefits to help them buy food if a proposed federal rule goes into effect in April. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Oregon AG joins lawsuit to block food stamp changes

Kids’ Climate Case ‘Reluctantly’ Dismissed By Appeals Court

The court said the nearly two dozen young people who were trying to force action by the government on climate change did not have standing to sue. The judges said climate change is a political issue. Source: Kids’ Climate Case ‘Reluctantly’ Dismissed By Appeals Court : NPR

AG Sues To Stop Trump Administration From Ending Food Assistance For 21K Oregonians

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined 14 states, Washington, D.C. and New York City Thursday in suing the Trump administration over its decision to eliminate food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. The lawsuit challenges a U.S. Department of Agriculture rule that would limit states’ ability to extend food stamp benefits in places where jobs are scarce. Source: […]
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AG Rosenblum Sues To Stop Trump Administration From Slashing SNAP Food Assistance

Oregon today joined fifteen states and New York City in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. Source: AG Rosenblum Sues To Stop Trump Administration From Slashing SNAP Food Assistance | The Lund Report

Oregon sues Trump administration to protect food help for 21,000 Oregonians

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined other attorneys general in going to federal court to stop a move to reduce food stamp eligibility. Oregon officials say some of the state’s neediest residents would be cut off. Source: Oregon sues Trump administration to protect food help for 21,000 Oregonians | Salem Reporter

Oregon, others sue Trump administration to block SNAP cuts

Oregon joined 15 states and New York City Thursday in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. Source: Oregon, others sue Trump administration to block SNAP cuts – KTVZ

Oregon climate activists sue secretary of state on clean energy initiatives

Climate activists are challenging the Oregon secretary of state over her rejection last month of two initiative petitions. Initiatives 48 and 49 would have required 100 percent carbon-free energy by 2045 in slightly different ways, and backers were planning to ultimately go forward with one or the other. Source: Oregon climate activists sue secretary of […]
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