Tagged: Government

County Votes For Big Intel Tax Break Package

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 |July 18, 2014 12:40 p.m.

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 |July 07, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 |May 13, 2014 12:25 p.m.

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 |April 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 |March 19, 2014 12:20 p.m.

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 |Feb. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 |Oct. 11, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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

Oregonians Will Feel SNAP Funding Cuts

OPB |Oct. 07, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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

Oct. 30, 2012 12:40 p.m.

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

State Corruption Study

March 19, 2012 9:06 a.m.

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

Government Shutdown

April 08, 2011 9:06 a.m.

We discuss the politics behind the possible federal government shutdown and the potential effects on Oregon.

Philosophy of Taxes & Spending

Oct. 26, 2010 9 a.m.

How would you describe your personal relationship with taxes?

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