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:
- President Obama’s sixth State of the Union address
- Clark County Republicans’ planned censure vote on Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)
- The latest on Portland’s Street Fund — and the new “back-to-the-basics” proposal from Commissioner Amanda Fritz
- The U.S. House vote on abortion restrictions
What stories have you been following this week?
- John Schrag: Publisher of the Forest Grove News Times and the Hillsboro Tribune
- Sarah Mirk: Online editor for Bitch Media
- Eric Fruits: Economics, adjunct professor at Portland State University, and chair of the Multnomah County Republican Party