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Oregonians name homelessness and housing as top 2023 legislative priorities

Most Oregonians are optimistic that homelessness can be solved in their communities and support diverting money from the state’s “rainy day” fund to do so. A new DHM statewide poll …

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Oregonians are concerned about home values and are split on housing bills in the legislature

Housing is a crucial issue for Oregonians across the state. With inflation, rising interest rates, and a persistent shortage of available homes, too many Oregonians are struggling to afford a …

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Oregonians continue to lose confidence in the criminal justice system

Decreasing confidence levels are heavily driven by partisan differences at the federal level. Statewide survey results indicate that Oregonians confidence in the criminal justice system continues to be a partisan …

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Oregonians’ persistent pessimism

Oregonians have not broken out of their funk. A new statewide survey finds that Oregonians continue to think that the state is on the wrong track, hold negative views of …

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What the November 2022 midterm elections tell us about Washington voters of today

By this point, most of us have seen the headlines on results from this midterm season showing a lack of the forecasted “red wave” and higher turnout among younger voters …

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Inflation takes its toll on Washingtonians

If you feel like your dollar isn’t going as far as it did last year, you aren’t alone. The economy and inflation were top issues for many voters and will …

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Oregonians are pro-choice…with limits

DHM Research surveyed Oregon voters about abortion now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. While nearly two-thirds of voters identify as pro-choice, most also support limiting abortions in the third trimester.

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New research uncovers Washington job seeker needs

Struggling to hire in Washington? Here’s how to adapt your employer brand to attract and retain employees If you’re struggling to recruit and connect with jobseekers in Washington, you aren’t …

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Justice in doubt: Oregonians expressing diminished confidence in legal justice system

Our legal justice institutions-at the federal, state, and local levels-are essential for maintaining the rule of law and ensuring the fair administration of justice. Confidence in the courts and law …

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