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Cayla Mihalovich

Cayla Mihalovich

Cayla Mihalovich is a freelance journalist living in California's San Francisco Bay Area. Her work has appeared in SFGATE, Oaklandside, Oakland North, Airbnb Magazine, Flaunt Magazine and PSFK.

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State plans to increase fees to ease public defender crisis

By: - January 24, 2023

Officials have approved a plan for spending $10 million of emergency funding to address Oregon’s public defender crisis, which has left hundreds of people languishing in jails or in the community awaiting legal representation.  Last month, the Joint Legislative Emergency Board allocated $10 million to help the state hire more public defenders. It asked the […]