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The Bridge Is Back — But Don't Call It the CRC

OPB | Broadcast: April 1, 2014

TUESDAY: Washington state Rep. Liz Pike wants to bring lawmakers on both sides of the Columbia River back to the table to come up with a new plan for an I-5 bridge.

Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler Talks PERS And More

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 17, 2014

MONDAY: Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler is pushing a bill that he says will save the state billions on its public pension system over the next 20 years.

Oregon-Led Bridge Plan Gets A Hearing In Salem

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 13, 2014

THURSDAY: Lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday on a proposal to build a new bridge across the Columbia River without funding from Washington state.

Update From Salem

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 18, 2013

Will there be a special session to create a new "grand bargain" on pension cuts and taxes?

New Life For The Columbia River Crossing?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 7, 2013

Despite the Washington legislature's failure to approve funding for a new I-5 bridge, some CRC supporters refuse to give up.

Governor's CRC Advisor Under Investigation

OPB | Broadcast: July 16, 2013

Patricia McCaig, Governor John Kitzhaber's top advisor on the Columbia River Crossing, is under investigation by the Oregon Government Ethics Commission.

Catching Up On Two Regional Stories

OPB | Broadcast: May 3, 2013

Our co-production between KUOW's The Conversation and Think Out Loud begins with a look at two top stories from our region. 

Finding Funding For A New I-5 Bridge

OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2013

Key decisions about funding for the Columbia River Crossing now rest with Washington lawmakers.

The Latest on the Columbia River Crossing

OPB | Broadcast: July 9, 2012

What's the latest in the quest to replace the aging I-5 bridge over the Columbia River?