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Citizens and locally elected officials rally for renters rights bill

KTVL  Citizens and elected officials from across the Rogue Valley gathered in downtown Medford on Wednesday to rally for House Bill 2004. The bill would give extra protections to renters and put more restrictions on... Read more

Groups ask senate to pass bill protecting tenants from no-cause evictions

KOBI   Local city leaders and community groups are calling on the Oregon senate to pass a bill which would protect tenants from being displaced due to a “no-cause” eviction. Rallies were held around the state... Read more

Legislative Update | Cafe Con Pan | Prisoner Art

OPB  While everyone else was barbecuing for the holiday, Oregon’s Legislature passed quite a few bills. OPB’s Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes gives us an update. Read more

Oregon House passes anti-racial profiling bill

PORTLAND TRIBUNE The legislation received broad support for its anti-profiling measures but drew controversy when Democrats added provisions to decrease penalties for felony drug crimes and for certain misdemeanors.   Read more

Jackson Co. residents speak out on how ACA repeal, replace will affect them

KTLV  Jackson County residents walked to Rep. Greg Walden's office in Medford to discuss the Affordable Care Act and American Healthcare Act and how it affects their lives. Read more

Coffee with a Cop draws dozens from Latino community

MAIL TRIBUNE  With questions ranging from the number of miles they travel to reasons police can stop a suspect, about three-dozen Spanish-speakers sat down with Medford police officers Saturday for a cup of java, a... Read more

Housing Costs in Central Oregon Continue to Rise, Putting Families Who Rent at Risk

MY CENTRAL OREGON  The cost of housing in Central Oregon and across the state continues to rise and is increasingly out of reach for low-wage Oregonians, according to a new report from the National Low... Read more

Programa "Build" para padres de familia

Unite Oregon, es una organización local dedicada a ayudar a gente de color, inmigrantes, y refugiados. imparte el curso de liderazgo “Build” que enseña a padres de familia a interceder por sus hijos dentro de...

Anti-racists show their strength in numbers

SOCIALIST WORKER  Thousands of people showed up to protest a far-right rally in Portland last Sunday, in a step forward for the movement that is urgently needed to counter the growth of violent, white-supremacist organizations,... Read more

In wake of attack, Portland coalition hopes to show most stand against racism, islamophobia

THE OREGONIAN  A coalition of Portland community groups plan to hold a large rally downtown Sunday to stand against what they see as growing far-right extremism, racism and Islamophobia in the city. Read more