By Oregon State Senator Brian Boquist,
Highlights, excerpts from Sen. Boquist newsletter
— Oregon’s garbage government is sued over its shameful efforts to recover hacked or overpaid jobless benefits when Oregonians were suffering due to state-sanctioned unemployment in 2020.
— Could Portland end homelessness with a by-name directory of homeless people? If law enforcement publicly tried to do this, there would be ENORMOUS backlash.
— Gearing up the fear for later: OHA reports more than 44,000 May COVID-19 cases, 52% ‘vaccine breakthroughs.’
— Oregon overdose as high as 700% after Measure 110
— About 55% of Oregon voters said they believe Oregon’s public K-12 education system is “headed in the wrong direction,” while only 16% said they think it’s on the “right track,” according to the poll commissioned by the grassroots group Oregon Moms Union.
— Desperate for attention, groups in Oregon appealed to Biden over concerns of white supremacist threats in the state, asking for a $100 million investment.
— Here we go again! The Ukraine war isn’t pulling at heart strings well enough anymore so The Hill is calling for new American policy on Afghanistan.