Chris Lehman

Salem Correspondent

Chris Lehman is based in Salem and has covered state politics for OPB and the Northwest News Network since 2006. Before coming to Oregon, Lehman was a reporter and announcer for public radio stations in Louisiana and Illinois. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University in Philadelphia. Lehman lives in Salem with his wife and son. He tweets from @capitolcurrents.

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Recent Articles

Federal Court Turns Down Oregon's Attempt To Sue For-Profit College

Dec. 17, 2014 5:12 p.m.

Oregon Hires Top Marijuana Regulator

Dec. 17, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Oregon Could Soon Have Third Major Political Party

Dec. 12, 2014 5:11 p.m.

Supporters Of Oregon Food Labeling Measure Concede Defeat

Dec. 11, 2014 11:38 a.m.

Amid State Capitol Holiday Festivities, Demonstrators Protest Police Shootings

Dec. 10, 2014 5:46 p.m.

Oregon Land Board Ponders Future Of Elliott Forest

Dec. 09, 2014 4:35 p.m.

Amid Recount, Measure 92 Supporters File Suit To Halt Certification Of Vote

Dec. 08, 2014 5:06 p.m.

Oregon Capitol Renovation Would Include Seismic Upgrades

Dec. 08, 2014 7:35 a.m.

Oregon Marijuana Regulators Request Funding To Develop Rules

Dec. 04, 2014 3:38 p.m.

Oregon Rule Change Would Allow Small Businesses To Use Crowdfunding

Dec. 03, 2014 5:22 p.m.

Recount Of Oregon Food Labeling Measure Underway

Dec. 02, 2014 3:36 p.m.

Kitzhaber Boosts Early Learning Programs In Budget Proposal

Dec. 01, 2014 5:31 p.m.

Kitzhaber To Unveil New Spending Plan

Nov. 28, 2014 3:32 p.m.

Oregon Cities Seek Clarity On Marijuana Taxes

Nov. 28, 2014 11:38 a.m.

Northwesterners Protest Ferguson Decision

Nov. 25, 2014 3:41 p.m.

Oregon Food Labeling Measure Headed For Likely Recount

Nov. 24, 2014 5:49 p.m.

Oregon, Oracle Tangle In Federal Court

Nov. 21, 2014 4:36 p.m.

Oregon's Food Labeling Measure Appears Headed For Recount

Nov. 20, 2014 5:26 p.m.

Oregon Lawmakers Could Make Changes To Pot Measure

Nov. 19, 2014 4:59 p.m.

Keystone XL Pipeline: Northwest Senators Vote Along Party Lines

Nov. 18, 2014 5:35 p.m.

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