Today's News: June 1, 2011
Happy Wednesday and the first day of June.
As the legislature enters its final calendar month of the session, cuts to youth corrections comes into focus, with the Oregonian editorial board (on Sunday) criticizing OYA cuts in the face of gang violence. Meanwhile, OPB reports that Oregonians depending on critical human service programs may get a reprieve from some of the proposed budget cuts, although deep reductions in basic services remain.
The petition to move the BPA ban to the House floor heats up. Today at 5pm is the last day for Representatives to sign on.