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Cylvia Hayes says she will file for bankruptcy

Cylvia Hayes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes says she will file for bankruptcy after accumulating about $125,000 in debts and penalties during a legal battle with The Oregonian/OregonLive newspaper.

Hayes wrote in a Facebook post Thursday she plans to file bankruptcy in order to "protect her home from The Oregonian" after a lien was placed on her home.

Hayes and the newspaper got into a legal battle after it submitted a public records request for her emails for an investigation into her consulting contracts.

Hayes is expected to drop an appeal challenging the $125,000 she was ordered to pay the newspaper for its legal fees since the bankruptcy could shield her from paying the full legal costs.


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