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College tuition, seismic schools and racial profiling: This week in new Oregon laws

SALEM -- Welcome to our rundown of the bills Gov. Kate Brown signed into law. Under the Oregon Constitution, bills delivered to the governor during a legislative session must be vetoed within five bus... read more

Groups mobilize against threat to Oregon's 'sanctuary' law

Oregon's sanctuary law is the oldest in the nation and one of only a handful of similarly broad laws in the U.S. — and a battle ... we believe that it would take Oregon back to a time when racial prof... read more

Following New Racial Profiling Rules Up to State and Local Police's Discretion

It expands on previous rules covering racial profiling, put in place in 2003. Holder's Justice Department has been reviewing the profiling guidelines since 2009, the year he took office. The new restr... read more

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Oregon Legislature adjourns contentious 2017 session

“Despite an uncertain budget environment, the Oregon Legislature passed a series of new laws that ... standards for colleges and universities. And we passed criminal justice reform and a comprehensive ... read more

Sentencing reforms seek to reduce incarceration rate, racial profiling

The bill requires the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to examine the effects of the changes on people of color. Rep. Andy Olson, R-Albany, who said he was “100 percent behind” the anti-racial profi... read more

N.Y.'s de Blasio should lead on weed

One troubling aspect of de Blasio's new policy is that it does not address the issue of who will be stopped for minor marijuana possession. According to the Drug Policy Alliance, an advocacy group aim... read more

Editorials from around Oregon

Career-technical education America has over-emphasized the importance of four-year college degrees ... such as tracking racial profiling by police. The combination addresses both the social and financ... read more

Deep secrets of racial profiling (9)

He has forwarded a copy of the letter he has submitted to Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Chief of Police Janeé Harteau regarding the recent American Civil Liberties Union Minnesota study of the ra... read more

Brown's signing tsunami: A rundown of bills the governor has made law this week

Here's a roundup of key legislation the governor has either signed into law or vetoed in the past week. We'll keep it updated as new ... schools and universities, a measure that drew renewed attention ... read more

Torres-Medrano: Immigration system must be modernized, made fair

Growing up in Salem, Oregon, she went to McKay High School where she was an honor student. Fatima works on her school campus to help pay for her college education ... to enforce federal immigration la... read more

Federal Judge Says Ferguson, Mo., District Elections Violate Voting Rights Act

A federal judge ruled Monday that the process to elect school board members in the ... school district violates Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. He barred the school district from holding elec... read more

In Bensalem, a potential police alliance with ICE brings a warning

“The only thing that 287g adds is the ability to do racial profiling,” said Adanjesus ... settle a lawsuit brought by a college student who was kept in jail by an ICE detainer for 46 days after he pos... read more

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