OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2017
We learn about the proposal to strengthen the office of the Portland City Auditor, welcome podcaster Roman Mars & Radiotopia to town, and wrap the hour with a look at a proposal to change the way businesses are taxed in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: May 21, 2015
We sit down with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales to talk about Uber, the Pembina propane terminal, how he wants to spend the city's $49 million budget surplus, and more.
OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2015
OPB's Amelia Templeton and Joe VanderVeer, former chairman of Portland’s Commission on Disabilities, tried to get a ride in an Uber vehicle that could take VanderVeer's wheelchair. It took 15 attempts and nine hours.
OPB | Broadcast: April 21, 2015
Portland city commissioners will vote Tuesday on a pilot program that could lead to permanent change to the rules for cabs and other for-hire vehicles.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 8, 2014
MONDAY: Uber began service in Portland on Friday despite objections from city officials who say the ride service company is operating illegally.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2014
THURSDAY: A new audit shows that Portland is not doing all it can to keep the credit card information of its residents secure.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 13, 2014
THURSDAY: Ride-sharing is coming to four cities in the Portland metro area, even though it's still prohibited within the city of Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 12, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The city of Portland passed new rules regulating short-term rentals in August, but few people have applied for the necessary permits to make their rentals legal.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 1, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Multnomah County is reevaluating the way it enforces backyard beekeepers.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2014
THURSDAY: Portland Commissioner Steve Novick argues companies should be on a "do not buy" list for city investment funds if their policies are bad for workers, consumers, or the environment.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 9, 2013
Members of a local labor union say they should be getting the jobs that the City of Portland has been outsourcing to inmate work crews.