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Panhandling Laws | Transportation Funding | Revolution Fundamentals

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 30, 2016

New laws in several Oregon cities make giving money to panhandlers illegal. Also, will the legislature compromise on transportation funding? And if marches and protests don't have any effect, how will social change happen?

Gas Tax Debate | Native American History

OPB | Broadcast: May 2, 2016

We'll debate the pros and cons of a ballot measure that would hike the gas tax in Portland. And we'll talk to two Native American artists who have brought their artistic exploration of genocide to Clark County.

Oregon's Per Mile Tax To Get Test Drive

OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 2015

The Oregon Department of Transportation's will sign up 5,000 drivers to test how a per mile tax would work in a program it calls "OReGO."

Will Self-Serve Gas Come to Oregon and New Jersey?

OPB | Broadcast: May 26, 2015

Lawmakers in Oregon and New Jersey are considering bills that could allow some motorists to pump their own gas.

Environmental Update On Carbon, Herbicide Spraying, and Climate Change

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 13, 2015

TUESDAY: We'll check in with reporters from our EarthFix team about some of the stories they're following.

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 15, 2014

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on some of the environmental stories they've been following.

The Cost Of Food Waste

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2014

MONDAY: A new EarthFix series focuses on the high price of food waste, and looks into curbside composting programs in the Northwest.

Standoff in Stanfield

OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2011

The Pilot Travel Center in Stanfield is threatening to close if the Eastern Oregon city doesn't repeal its gas tax.

Taxing Gas

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2009

Can Oregon cities increase gas taxes before a new moratorium takes effect?

From the Conventions: Pain at the Pump

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 3, 2008

How much should a gallon of gas cost?

Plant Power

OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2008

How do you decide what kind of fuel to use?

Fueling Rural Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: July 8, 2008

Will rising fuel costs eventually force people out of rural areas?