Local Reaction to GMO Ban Lawsuit

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Farmers who are suing over the voter-approved GMO ban are not commenting on the $4.2 million lawsuit. The county is not yet willing to speculate what the litigation will mean for the future of the ban. Two farms filed the suit against the county on Monday, and said the GMO ban … Continue reading »

Oak Knoll Civil Suits Settled

ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oak Knoll fire destroyed homes in August of 2010. John Thiry, a transient man, was charged with two dozen counts of reckless endangerment and reckless burning. A judge dismissed the charges ending the criminal proceedings. Several insurance companies involved decided to bring a civil suit against the property owner claiming the … Continue reading »

Lawsuit in Wake of Ferguson Protests

FERGUSON, Mo. — The police department in Ferguson, Missouri is now at the center of a multi-million dollar lawsuit. Six people filed the federal lawsuit yesterday, claiming police violated their civil rights during protests following the shooting of a Ferguson teenager by a police officer. The lawsuit asks for 40-million dollars in damages from the … Continue reading »

Gov Kitzhaber Fully Supports Oracle Suit

SALEM, Ore. — In response to Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum’s civil suit against Oracle America, Governor Kitzhaber has announced he will full support the Attorney General. He released a statement August 22nd after the announcement of the lawsuit being filed.  This is the statement made by the Governor: “When I asked the Attorney General … Continue reading »

Oracle Sued by Oregon Attorney General

  SALEM, Ore. — The state says the cost of oracle’s lies and appalling work is extraordinary. Both the state and Cover Oregon reportedly paid Oracle more than 240-million dollars for a health insurance exchange website that never worked as promised, but the suit also includes Oracles work for DHS and OHA projects, which are … Continue reading »