It’s Friday and that means it’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.
This week our discussion topics include:
- Washington Governor Jay Inslee declaring a moratorium on the death penalty
- Oregon Senator Ron Wyden ascending to head the Senate Finance Committee
- Oregon Representative Greg Walden and other Republicans calling for a federal investigation into Cover Oregon
What stories have you been following this week?
- Austin Jenkins: OPB reporter based in Olympia
- Naseem Rakha: Writer; author of The Crying Tree
- Erik Lukens: Editorial and commentary editor at The Oregonian