Sen. Boquist: State hospital problems, abortion, strike

By Oregon State Senator Brian Boquist,
Highlights, excerpts from Sen. Boquist newsletter

— Oregon State Hospital releasing more people from a yearslong backlog of patients, who are to be “cared for” in their communities, but community programs need help.

— Brain implant at OHSU successfully controls both seizures and OCD.

— OPB reports on Gov. Kotek appointing Dr. Sejal Hathi as the next director of the Oregon Health Authority.

— Portland anti-Israel protestors vandalize, trespass.

— Oregon Catalyst reports: “U.S. Representative Val Hoyle, D-Ore., has still not turned over her public records that are on her cell phone that are related to her former job as the head of the Oregon Labor Bureau. This is 11 months after the Labor Bureau has asked for them.”

— Former House Republican Leader Mike McLane making a comeback by running for state Senate.

— From the Oregonian Editorial Board: End the PPS teachers strike now.

VIDEO: This teacher is “waking up”

POLITICO: For a Republican Party struggling with abortion messaging, Nikki Haley is trying one approach.

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