Oregon Public Records Advocate Resigns

Oregon Governor Kate Brown appointed the state’s first public records advocate in 2018 as part of a campaign to improve transparency, but her office stymied the chance of that happening, according to advocate Ginger McCall, who said in her resignation letter Monday that she was pressured to act secretly in the governor’s best interests.

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Far-Right Groups Leave Portland Rally Early, Claim Victory

The expected melee between extreme right wing protesters and antifascist counter-demonstrators didn’t fully materialize Saturday, resolving with a handful of scattered arrests as far right organizers in town from Utah and Florida called the rally “a success” while retreating to drink beer at a barbecue. 

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