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The Best Music, Film, and Food of 2011

OPB | Dec. 22, 2011

As part of our year in review, we take a look at the best music, film, and food of 2011.

The Top Environmental Stories of 2011

OPB | Dec. 19, 2011

We're counting down the top environmental stories of 2011

School Funding

OPB | Nov. 10, 2011

Voters in three Oregon school districts rejected school funding measures this week. What's next for students, teachers and administrators in these districts?

Local Elections

OPB | Nov. 09, 2011

What ballot initiatives and candidates are you watching in Oregon, Washington and elsewhere?

Primary Conversations: 1st Congressional Republicans

OPB | Oct. 28, 2011

The leading Republican candidates in the First Congressional District special election join us to share their perspectives on why they should be the state's next member of Congress.

Primary Conversations: 1st Congressional Democrats

OPB | Oct. 25, 2011

If you're voting in the First Congressional District primary election, what is most important to you as you decide how to cast your vote?

Sine Die

OPB | July 01, 2011

As the legislature adjourns, we look at what got accomplished and what loose ends were left hanging until 2012.

Live from Salem

OPB | June 09, 2011

We'll broadcast live from Salem to talk about what's on legislators' minds as the 2011 session enters the home stretch and we'll meet a lobbyist who developed an app to track votes.

Live from Salem

OPB | May 26, 2011

We'll broadcast live from Salem to get an update on some hot button issues, like kicker reform, and to get some different takes on how the legislative process really works (and sometimes doesn't).

What's Next for K-12 Education?

OPB | May 18, 2011

Now that the May election is over, what's next in the fight to improve K-12 education across Oregon?

Election Night Live Coverage

OPB | May 17, 2011

The ballot boxes close at 8 p.m. We'll have live election coverage beginning at 9 p.m.

Live from Salem

OPB | May 13, 2011

We'll broadcast live from the Capitol the day after the May revenue forecast is released to talk about what these numbers mean for the state budget going forward.

Proposed Tax Increases in Eugene and Baker County

OPB | May 11, 2011

We're tackling two more items from the May ballot: a five-year levy to raise $3.6 million for Baker School District and a temporary income tax in Eugene to fund schools.

Damascus & The Sellwood Bridge

OPB | May 09, 2011

We'll talk about two items on the May ballot: the Sellwood Bridge replacement fee in Clackamas County and the comprehensive plan Damascus voters will be considering.

Live from Salem

OPB | April 28, 2011

We'll broadcast live from the Capitol to catch up on some of the bills we've been following throughout the 2011 legislative session and discuss some new legislation that came to floor this week.

Live from Salem

OPB | April 14, 2011

We'll be broadcasting again from the Capitol, talking about freedom of expression, ethical issues in the Treasury and meeting a new Capital Person.

Live from Salem

OPB | March 31, 2011

We'll be broadcasting again from the Capitol, talking about capital gains, the co-chairs' budget and other issues.

Live from Salem

OPB | March 17, 2011

We'll be broadcasting again from the Capitol, talking with legislators and others about issues of state-wide political importance.

Live from Salem

OPB | March 03, 2011

Think Out Loud travels to Salem once again to talk about some issues of state-wide political importance.

TOL in Salem

OPB | Feb. 03, 2011

We talk with legislators in Salem as they get down to business in the 2011 session.