Portland voters will decide in a special election whether the city can add fluoride to drinking water.
NPR | Oct. 23, 2013 4:35 a.m.
Iowa social conservative leader Bob Vander Plaats says New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would pay a price in Iowa for capitulating to courts and withdrawing a challenge to New Jersey's same-sex marriage law.
NPR | Oct. 23, 2013 9:51 a.m.
In August, Lynn Ellins, the clerk of Dona Ana County and a long-time supporter of same-sex marriage, decided to "put the ball in play" by issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time in New Mexico history. More than 900 marriage licenses have been issued to gay couples across the state.
OPB | May 09, 2013 6 a.m.
When Portland's fluoride debate first flared in September, Kristian Foden-Vencil looked at two scientific studies that were often cited in the fluoride debate. Here's an update.
OPB | May 02, 2013 6:21 p.m.
Arguments for and against Portland's fluoridation measure have set a new record in the Multnomah County voters' guide.
OPB | May 02, 2013 6 a.m.
This month, voters will decide whether to approve a plan to fluoridate Portland's water.
OPB | April 23, 2013 4:17 p.m.
Advocates for fluoridating Portland's water gathered Tuesday morning to say their opponents have been spreading myths about the safety of the proposal.
OPB | April 18, 2013 1:50 p.m.
Fluoridation opponents have produced a list of more than 200 Portlanders, allied with the medical profession, who oppose fluoridating the city water supply.
OPB | April 11, 2013 6 a.m.
A Portland City Club research committee has recommended voters approve a fluoridation proposal on the ballot in May. Eleven members voted in favor of the recommendation, four against.
OPB | March 28, 2013 6:19 a.m.
Two environmental groups have announced their opposition to Portland's plan to fluoridate the city water supply. Both the Sierra Club and Columbia Riverkeeper say the health benefits don't outweigh environmental risks.
OPB | Nov. 08, 2012 1:10 p.m.
Portland's City Auditor LaVonne Griffin-Valade saysvoters will decide in a May of 2014 election whether Portland should fluoridate the water supply.