The first full week of summer may bring vacations to mind, but politics rarely takes a break. In this an election year, candidates and ballot measures continue to jostle for positions. Cover Oregon can’t seem to avoid news coverage. And if you are planning any driving vacations this summer, the sorry state of some roads and highways will be on full display. This week, we talk with two guests who are all two familiar with Oregon politics: Jeff Mapes, the senior political reporter for The Oregonian, and Anna Staver, the state politics reporter for the Salem Statesman-Journal. Click “play” above to listen in.