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News Roundtable: January 23, 2015

OPB |Jan. 23, 2015 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Clark County GOP says Jaime Herrera Beutler Too Centrist

OPB |Jan. 21, 2015 12:50 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Clark County Republicans are considering voting to censure Republican Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler for some of her bipartisan votes.

Reacting To The State Of The Union

OPB |Jan. 21, 2015 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: President Obama spoke of "turning the page" in his 2015 State of the Union address.

Governor Kitzhaber's Fourth Inauguration

OPB |Jan. 12, 2015 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: John Kitzhaber officially starts his fourth term as Oregon's governor January 12. 

Nation's First Transgender Mayor Leaves Office

OPB |Jan. 09, 2015 12:35 p.m.

FRIDAY: Former Silverton Mayor Stu Rasmussen joins us to look back at his time in office and talk about what lies ahead.

Portlanders Will Vote On Options For Street Fee

OPB |Jan. 08, 2015 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales wants to give voters choices on how to raise funds for street repair and maintenance.

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB |Dec. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We gathered in a bar in Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana.

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB |Dec. 12, 2014 noon

THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.

News Roundtable: December 11, 2014

OPB |Dec. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Lawyer For Detainees Reacts To The Senate Torture Report

OPB |Dec. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Attorney Gwynne Skinner represents two former Guantanamo detainees. and she's hoping the Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation techniques offers an opportunity for accountability.

Blumenauer Wants Vets To Have Access To Medical Marijuana

OPB |Dec. 02, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) recently introduced a bill that would allow Veterans Affairs doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their patients. 

Governor Kitzhaber Unveils His Two-Year Budget

OPB |Dec. 01, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: At 10 a.m. on Monday, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber released his proposed 2015-2017 budget.

News Roundtable: November 26, 2014

OPB |Nov. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

President Obama Announces Executive Action On Immigration Reform

OPB |Nov. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: We get reaction to President Obama's speech, which outlined executive action to provide temporary relief for nearly five million immigrants who are in the country illegally.

City Rolls Out The Latest Portland Street Fee Plan

OPB |Nov. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Mayor Charlie Hales, City Commissioner Steve Novick, and critics of the latest version of the plan to pay for repairs and maintenance of city roads.

News Roundtable: November 14, 2014

OPB |Nov. 14, 2014 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Oregon Braces For Open Enrollment With Federal Website

OPB |Nov. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Open enrollment begins November 15. That's when Oregonians who previously enrolled in a private plan using Cover Oregon must re-enroll via HealthCare.gov.

News Roundtable: November 7, 2014

OPB |Nov. 07, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

OPB Election Coverage

OPB |Nov. 04, 2014 8 p.m.

TUESDAY: Tune in to OPB for live updates and analysis on election night.

News Roundtable: October 31, 2014

OPB |Oct. 31, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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