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July 06, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces Healthy Early Learners Council
Council will advise programs serving children, birth to eight, on safely reopening and staying open
Governor's Office
July 06, 2020
DOGAMI Governing Board to meet July 13
Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
July 06, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Appoints Mike Schmidt as Multnomah County District Attorney
District Attorney-elect Schmidt will assume office early to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the current Multnomah County District Attorney
Governor's Office
July 03, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Launches July 4th Face Covering Enforcement Statewide for Restaurants, Bars, and Other Businesses
Eight counties placed on Watch List, will face restrictive measures if COVID-19 outbreaks worsen
Governor's Office
July 02, 2020
Statewide Public Awareness Campaign on Face Coverings Launches
'A Mask is Just a Mask' campaign aims to unite Oregonians, especially younger Oregonians, on the importance of wearing face coverings to help reduce the spread of COVID-19
Governor's Office
July 02, 2020
Preliminary health insurance rates approved as filed by state’s insurers
Department of Consumer and Business Services
July 01, 2020
Remote Online Notarization Now Legal in Oregon
Secretary of State
June 30, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency for Sixty Days
“Oregon, you have a choice. What happens next is up to all of us.”
Governor's Office
June 29, 2020
Be Safe While Celebrating
Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management offers ways to manage risk over the July 4 holiday
Office of Emergency Management
June 29, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Extends Face Coverings Requirement Statewide
Face covering requirements apply to indoor public spaces, take effect on Wednesday, July 1
Governor's Office
June 26, 2020
Face Coverings to be Required in Clatsop County for Indoor Public Spaces
Governor Kate Brown Adds County to Regional Requirement Following Request from County Commission
Governor's Office
June 26, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Commends Legislature for Taking Action on Police Accountability, Evictions, and Foreclosures in Special Session
Press Availability scheduled for Saturday, June 27 at 12:30 pm
Governor's Office
June 25, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces Decision to Commute Sentences of 57 Medically Vulnerable Adults in Custody A case-by-case review conducted by the Oregon Department of Corrections screened adults in custody for underlying health conditions, crimes committed, prison conduct, time serv
A case-by-case review conducted by the Oregon Department of Corrections screened adults in custody for underlying health conditions, crimes committed, prison conduct, time served, and determined that they do not present an unacceptable public safety risk
Governor's Office
June 24, 2020
Secretary of State Bev Clarno Releases Audit of Services for Students Experiencing Disabilities
ODE Can Better Support Students Experiencing Disabilities Through Improved Coordination and Monitoring of Services
Secretary of State
June 24, 2020
News from the Secretary of State
Secretary of State
June 23, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Announces Lane County Circuit Court Vacancy
Judge Maurice Merten to Retire from Lane County Bench
Governor's Office
June 23, 2020
Oregon DEQ to reopen Multnomah County vehicle inspection stations on June 30, but there’s no need to rush
State rules require customers to wear face coverings as of June 24 at Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington County locations
Department of Environmental Quality
June 23, 2020
State of Oregon announces telehealth agreement for health insurance plans
Department of Consumer and Business Services
June 22, 2020
State Interoperability Executive Council to Meet
Department of Administrative Services
June 22, 2020
DEQ statement on new WOTUS rule
Department of Environmental Quality
June 19, 2020
Governor Kate Brown Issues Face Covering Requirements for Indoor Public Spaces
Guidance applies to Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Marion, Polk, Hood River, and Lincoln Counties, effective June 24
Governor's Office
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