Julia Shumway

Julia Shumway

Julia Shumway has reported on government and politics in Iowa and Nebraska, spent time at the Bend Bulletin and most recently was a legislative reporter for the Arizona Capitol Times in Phoenix. An award-winning journalist, Julia most recently reported on the tangled efforts to audit the presidential results in Arizona.

A pride flag, Oregon flag and U.S. flag rest on a desk in the Oregon Capitol.

After Supreme Court overturned Roe, LGBTQ advocates worry about what’s next

By: - June 27, 2022

SALEM, Oregon – The U.S. Supreme Court’s Friday ruling overturning Roe v. Wade doesn’t immediately affect access to reproductive health care in Oregon, but LGBTQ rights advocates fear other rights may now be in jeopardy. Abortion is protected as a right under the state Constitution, and codified in state law. The same goes for access to […]

Ethics complaint against former Oregon State president over LSU scandal will be dismissed

By: - October 25, 2021

Former Oregon State University President F. King Alexander won’t face any consequences for using university attorneys to respond to a probe into LSU’s handling of campus rape allegations during his tenure there.  The Oregon Government Ethics Commission voted 3-2 Friday morning to dismiss a complaint against Alexander. The vote ultimately didn’t matter, however, because state […]

Former university president accused of violating Oregon law with response to LSU scandal

By: - October 22, 2021

Former Oregon State University and LSU president F. King Alexander, who resigned just nine months into his OSU tenure over revelations that LSU’s athletics department systematically covered up sexual misconduct allegations under his watch, also appears to have violated Oregon law. Alexander used OSU lawyers to respond to investigators in Louisiana, according to an Oregon […]