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Oregon’s new governor sworn in, declares homeless emergency

By CLAIRE RUSHAssociated Press/Report for America

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s newly sworn-in Democratic Gov. Tina Kotek said Monday at her inauguration that her first order of business will be tackling homelessness, as she unveiled several measures intended to address one of the state’s most pressing issues.In her inaugural address at the state Capitol in Salem, Kotek said she will declare a homeless state of . . .