Episodes: March, 2012
March 30, 2012
A new Oregon law has troubled homeowners clamoring for housing counseling services.
What happens to Oregon's newly formed Health Insurance Exchange if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns all or part of the Affordable Care Act?
March 29, 2012
Despite efforts by Idaho's state government, Occupy Boise is still camping at the capitol, long after most other occupations were evacuated.
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have now heard all three days of arguments over the Affordable Care Act. We'll get reactions and predictions.
March 28, 2012
Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us to talk about the latest business news.
We'll get the latest on plans to build a liquified natural gas terminal in Coos Bay.
March 27, 2012
Schools and grocery stores are dumping so-called "pink slime" in droves. What caused the uproar, and is the meat product really all that much worse than other processed foods?
March 26, 2012
We check in with OPB reporter Jessica Robinson about a Supreme Court case regarding two Idaho property owners.
Kaleb Canales is the new interim head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers. What are his plans for the team?
March 23, 2012
A committee has voted to change the way bikes and cars share the road on North Williams Avenue in Portland.
We'll check in on some interesting cases at the U.S. Supreme Court.
March 22, 2012
The last two horse slaughter plants in the country were closed five years ago. Now, an Eastern Oregon man wants to open one in Hermiston.
This week, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it will impose tariffs on Chinese-made solar products.
March 21, 2012
March 20, 2012
A group of George Fox University alumni is asking the school to reconsider its policy on sexual conduct on campus.
March 19, 2012
The State Integrity Invesigation took a look at the risk of corruption in all 50 states. We see how Oregon fared.
March 16, 2012
March 15, 2012
Parents of a child with Down syndrome won $2.9 million in a "wrongful birth" lawsuit last week.
March 14, 2012
The new documentary Faded follows four girls through their teenage years to explore the causes and consequences of binge drinking.
The 2012 legislative session came and went without authorizing funding for the Oregon Sustainability Center. What's next? Is the project still alive?
March 13, 2012
The Oregon State Board of Education is considering a ban on Native American mascots in public schools.
Peter Goodwin was one of the first physicians to voice support for Oregon's "Death with Dignity" law. On Sunday, he used the law to end his own life after suffering from a terminal brain disease.
March 12, 2012
Colette Peters started her new job as director of the Oregon Department of Corrections about a month ago. She is the first woman in state history to hold the position.
An Army staff sergeant from Joint Base Lewis McChord allegedly killed at least 16 civilians in Afghanistan yesterday.
March 9, 2012
Seven high school students from the small town of Monument, Oregon are half a world away on a school trip to China. We'll hear their impressions of the trip so far.
We'll get the latest on the plans to extend federal timber payments and the idea of a local sales tax to shore up the budget in Curry County.
March 8, 2012
March 7, 2012
From Super Tuesday to the candidate filing deadline here in Oregon, there's lots of politics to talk about. We'll parse it all!
March 6, 2012
March 5, 2012
A series of 10 short comic books highlights the lives of loggers, women's suffrage, Black Panthers in Portland and other stores from Oregon's past.
What are lawmakers fighting over as they prepare to wrap up the legislative session?
March 2, 2012
What can be done to make college more affordable?
The candidates competing to be the Republican presidential nominee have one more contest before Super Tuesday: The Washington Caucuses.
March 1, 2012
One food cart pod wants to be allowed to serve beer and wine, but Portland city officials don't like the idea.
When will the short session wrap up and what's still on the table?