Lack of COVID-19 insurance may hamper schools

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July 7, 2020 By Rudy Diaz, Blue Mountain Eagle As planning continues for school districts around the state on how to best conduct the new school year for their students and staff, insurance was a part of a recent discussion by state Rep. Mark Owens, R-Crane, and Sen. Lynn Findley, R-Vale. As of June 30, PACE insurance, which covers a … Read More

Legislature must pass COVID-19 liability protections

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August 4, 2020 Laura Edmonds, CEO of the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce, calls for Oregon lawmakers to help prevent costly litigation Never before have the lives of Oregonians been so deeply impacted by a situation outside of their control as they have been throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. And never before have the daily operations of businesses, schools, nonprofits and other … Read More

Editorial: Businesses need greater support from state, county in COVID-19 fight

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July 5, 2020 By The Oregonian Editorial Board State and local officials are wisely counseling Oregonians not to call 911 on people who refuse to abide by Gov. Kate Brown’s statewide mask mandate. As concerned as people may be over the potential spread of coronavirus, asking police to confront those who won’t wear one is a misuse of law enforcement. … Read More