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News Roundtable | State Employee Healthcare Costs | OPB's Eric Cain

OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2017

Lawmakers are looking at government employee health care as a way of cutting costs. Eric Cain joins us to discuss his 30-year career with OPB. And we discuss other big news of the week.

Sanders Addresses Malheur Occupation, Gun Control, His Path Forward

OPB | Broadcast: May 6, 2016

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke with Think Out Loud's Dave Miller about the Malheur occupation, gun control, and what the race looks like going forward.

Iannarone Wants Fewer Cars In Portland

OPB | Broadcast: March 10, 2016

Portland mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone discusses her vision for a more accessible Portland and hopes for a lower carbon footprint.

Portland Mayoral Candidate Ted Wheeler Wants To Stop Gentrification

OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2016

Portland mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler discussed his plans to fix Portland's gentrification of minority communities on Think Out Loud.

Tribal Members Aim To Remove Lifetime Terms On Council

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2015

An amendment that would institute three-year terms for all council positions could be the first tribal member-passed amendment in Warm Springs history.

Oregon State Auditor Looks Back On 30-Year Career

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 19, 2015

Gary Blackmer is passionate about his work. He's measured the efficiency and effectiveness of government agencies at the city, county, and state level.

Does "In God We Trust" Belong On Government Buildings?

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 24, 2015

TUESDAY: Clark County councilors are meeting Tuesday to discuss posting the words "In God We Trust" in a government building.

Governor Kitzhaber Addresses Questions Surrounding First Lady's Finances

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 30, 2015

Governor Kitzhaber held a press conference today and stated First Lady Cylvia Hayes would have no political role in his administration.

Clark County Considers A New Charter

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 23, 2014

THURSDAY: Clark County has a new charter on the ballot this November that would change how its regional government operates.

County Votes For Big Intel Tax Break Package

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 27, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about the history leading up to the deal that just passed and what it could mean for the future of the region.

Why Is David Wu Still On Capitol Hill?

OPB | Broadcast: July 18, 2014

FRIDAY: According to BuzzFeed, former Oregon Congressman David Wu is still spotted regularly in Washington three years after he resigned in disgrace.

Evaluating The Use And Future Of U.S. Drones

OPB | Broadcast: July 7, 2014

MONDAY: We'll talk to the co-author of the recently released report on the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, more commonly known as drones.

Winning Lincoln High School Constitution Team Talks Civics

OPB | Broadcast: May 13, 2014

TUESDAY: Members of Lincoln's Constitution team discuss civics education in light of a new poll suggesting Oregon voters are woefully lacking knowledge in the subject.

Sen. Ron Wyden Takes Your Questions

OPB | Broadcast: April 14, 2014

MONDAY: This February, Sen. Ron Wyden took over as chair of the Senate Finance Committee. We'll hear about the new role, and take your questions.

Local Governments Weigh Options For Dispensaries

OPB | Broadcast: March 19, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Cities and counties in Oregon are deciding whether to ban medical marijuana dispensaries, add regulations to them, or allow them to move forward under a new state law.

Audit Finds Problems In Office Of Emergency Management

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 11, 2014

TUESDAY: An audit released Monday by the Oregon Secretary of State's office suggests that the state's Office of Emergency Management faces internal challenges that could hamper disaster response.

News Roundtable: October 11, 2013

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 11, 2013

We review some of the biggest state, national and international news stories of the week.

Oregonians Will Feel SNAP Funding Cuts

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 7, 2013

With one of the highest rates of food stamps participation in the nation, Oregon is poised to be hit hard by cuts to the SNAP program.

Oregon Elections Check-In

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 30, 2012

We'll check in on some of the statewide measures and races with OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman.

State Corruption Study

OPB | Broadcast: March 19, 2012

The State Integrity Invesigation took a look at the risk of corruption in all 50 states. We see how Oregon fared.