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Office for Access to Justice to be Established in the U.S. Department of Justice?: A Bill in Congress: HR 4501
U.S. Representative Nadler (D-NY) introduced this bill in Congress on 7/19/21, with bipartisan co-sponsors. The bill has been referred to the Judiciary Committee. You can track its progress from Congress dot gov:
July 22, 2021

Human Composting Law: Oregon 2021 HB 2574 (Effective July 1, 2022)
Human composting may also be referred to as “natural organic reduction.” This bill passed in the 2021 Oregon Legislature (Regular Session): “Relating to disposition of dead bodies.
June 29, 2021

Oregon Law Will Require High School Students Receive Civics Education Before They Graduate
Read on for a bit of Oregon “Civics Education” from me:
May 25, 2021