A selection of news STORIES, EDITORIALS, AND OPINION PIECES about WOMEN in PRISON IN Oregon

"Editorial: Oregon prisoners deserve flu shots"
The Bulletin, 3/24/18

"Oregon failed to provide flu vaccines to most of its prison inmates, one woman died"
Willamette Week, 3/21/18

"Former inmate now helps others stay out of prison"
Mail Tribune, 3/1/18

"Crammed women's prison drives new programs"
Mail Tribune, 2/27/18

"Women's crime rates climb, straining jail space"
Mail Tribune, 2/25/18

"Oregon grants transgender inmate's request to move to a women's prison"
The Oregonian, 1/23/18

"Inmates at this Oregon prison dedicate hours each week to making clothes for preemies"
Babble, 1/12/18

"Lawsuit asks state to stop new law that cuts sentences for ID thieves"
The Oregonian, 11/15/17

"Former Oregon inmate sues corrections officer guilty of sexually abusing her"                                                                                           The Oregonian, 10/26/17                                                                  

"Life after prison: Portland residents’ stories"                                     Street Roots, 10/20/17                                    

"Severe stress and domestic violence"                                         The Daily Astorian, 10/15/17

"State economists: Prison population declining from new programs"                                                                                           Portland Tribune, 10/8/17

"MacArthur Foundation awards Multnomah County $2 million grant to reduce racial disparities in jail"                                        The Oregonian, 10/4/17

"Sentencing reforms seek to reduce incarceration rate, racial profiling: Two laws passed by the Oregon Legislature reduce sentences for drug and property crimes."                               Portland Tribune, 7/25/17

"Prison diversion program for pregnant women clears House."
Statesman Journal, 7/5/17

"The impact of Measure 57 on women in Oregon"
The Five Quadrants of Portland, XRAY FM, 5/18/17

"Four state prisons served inmates food 'not for human consumption,' lawsuit alleges"
The Oregonian, 5/11/17

"Women inmates file second suit against state prison doctor"
The Oregonian, 4/24/17

"Proposed bill aims to cut Oregon's prison population"
Statesman Journal, 4/13/17