In other news: Nkenge Harmon Johnson is running for state Senate.
Four factors cost Senate President Peter Courtney control of the chamber he’s led since 2003.
The Oregon Senate approves a $2 billion tax increase to help fund state schools.
Brad Avakian’s report produced new, damning information about a culture of cover-ups and indifference.
Smith is seeking to be the first black woman elected to Portland City Hall.
Lawmakers who wrote a draft ballot title earlier accepted contributions from groups who have a financial interest in the ballot title.