Senator Addresses Sex Trafficking Issue

EUGENE, Ore. – A recent study by Portland State University showed that the number of children sold into sex trafficking in the Portland area was higher than originally thought. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden spoke at a forum Tuesday, hosted by Zonta International of Eugene and Springfield, to address the issue. Senator Wyden says he hopes … Continue reading »

State, City Leaders Speak in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — On Tuesday, state and city leaders are gathering to address issues regarding the status of women in Oregon.  U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will be present at the Eugene Hilton, as will other notable state and local officials. Statistics show women still face inequalities when compared with men. Experts have found more women … Continue reading »

Troubling Sex Trafficking Findings

EUGENE, Ore. — The Portland metro area has long been pointed to as a hub for child sex trafficking and a new study says the dangers are equally as troubling in Lane County. Senator Ron Wyden and Portland State University, along with the U.S. Attorney’s Office released information that there were nearly 500 sex trafficking … Continue reading »