Oregon DOJ News

242 Former Oregon ITT Tech Students Will Receive Debt Relief

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced a $2.2 million settlement that provides debt relief to 242 former Oregon ITT Tech students. Oregon ITT Tech was a for-profit college that filed for bankruptcy in 2016 and had campuses in Salem and Portland. The agreement is part of a $168 million multistate settlement with 43 states… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on June 14, 2019

Hate Crimes Legislation Passes Out of Oregon Senate

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum thanked the Oregon Senate for unanimously passing a comprehensive change to Oregon’s hate crimes law. The new law will create a better response system for victims of hate crimes and bias incidents, improve the collection of hate crimes, and modernize Oregon’s “intimidation” statute. The bill, SB 577, now moves to… View Article

Posted in Media Release on June 14, 2019

Tomorrow: AG Rosenblum and Other Leaders to Distribute “Elder Abuse Pocket Guides” for World Elder Abuse Day

In commemoration of World Elder Abuse Day tomorrow, June 12, 2019, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams, Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw, and Oregon DHS Aging and People with Disabilities Director Ashely Carson Cottingham will distribute new Oregon “Elder Abuse Pocket Guides” created by the Oregon Department of Justice at the… View Article

Posted in Media Release, News on June 11, 2019

Oregon Sunshine Committee 2019 Public Notice

The Standing Subcommittee of the Oregon Sunshine Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 12 from 2:30-4:30.  The subcommittee will (a) explore the definition of “bulk data” and the contexts in which it is requested; (b) identify any public record exemptions relating to bulk data; (c) identify any public record issues arising around requests for bulk… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Public Records Reform on June 11, 2019

Attorney General Rosenblum Joins 22 Cities and States to Sue Trump Administration to Stop Rule Allowing Health Care Discrimination

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today joined a coalition of 20 states and two cities in a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over a new rule which would allow businesses and individuals to refuse to care for patients on the basis of their “religious beliefs or moral convictions.” The federal lawsuit, filed… View Article

Posted in Media Release on May 21, 2019