OPB | June 23, 2016
This morning, the Federal Railroad Administration released a report saying that Union Pacific failed to maintain the track at Mosier. We'll also learn about the ethics of self driving cars, a possible ballot initiative in Washington state that would allow guns to be taken from people who might prove to be violent. Also, we'll hear about how the first year of all-day kindergarten affected some kids and teachers in the state.
OPB | June 20, 2016
We'll talk to the man who wants to bring a new, cheaper electric vehicle. Two Oregon lawmakers join us to discuss possible legislative action in response to the massacre in Orlando and other mass shootings. And we end the hour with a conversation with the oldest living performing drag queen in the country.
OPB | May 03, 2016
Author Pamela Haag explores the history of the gun industry in this country in her new book "The Gunning of America."
OPB | May 03, 2016
Two conversations about the history of gun culture, and about isolationist foreign policy in this country.
OPB | Oct. 29, 2015
We take a look at guns and gun laws in Oregon from a variety of perspectives.
OPB | Oct. 23, 2015
We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | June 11, 2015
It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.
OPB | June 09, 2015
The Lane County Commission passed a resolution saying the county is "unable to expend any county resources for the implementation" of Oregon's new gun background check law.
OPB | April 23, 2015
We talk to the legislator behind a bill to expand background checks, as well as gun enthusiasts at a recent Portland gun show.
OPB | April 02, 2015
OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman joins us to fill us in on this week's activities in the capitol.
OPB | Feb. 02, 2015
MONDAY: Transportation, marijuana regulation, and gun control will be among the issues dominating the legislative session that starts Monday.
OPB | Jan. 05, 2015
MONDAY: In addition to recreational marijuana, 2015 brings changes to laws governing home sales, underage drinking, minimum wage, concealed handguns and more.
OPB | Dec. 10, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The university's governing board is scheduled to vote on Thursday on a proposal that would create an armed police force for the PSU campus.
OPB | Oct. 20, 2014
MONDAY: Voters in Washington are being asked to weigh in on two competing ballot measures on background checks for gun sales.
OPB | Sept. 16, 2014
TUESDAY: Oregon lawmakers are in Salem this week holding hearings on issues that are likely to get a lot of attention in the 2015 legislative session.
OPB | July 11, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | July 03, 2014
THURSDAY: Today is the deadline for initiative campaigns in Washington to turn in signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
OPB | June 17, 2014
TUESDAY: Should parents be held legally responsible when a minor accesses a parent's gun without permission?