OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2017
We hear about a troubled Army immigrant recruitment program, Amazon’s impact on organic produce prices, Mercy Corps efforts in Puerto Rico and a new mental health center for African-American women.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 2, 2017
We discuss mass shootings and gun control, Multnomah County's move to phase out the use of grand juries, a possible extension of Portland's housing state of emergency, and financial troubles at ZoomCare.
OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2015
Multnomah County's report shows tobacco products are easily accessible to youth and more prevalent in neighborhoods with high percentages of people of color.
OPB | Broadcast: June 4, 2015
The so-called Point-in-Time Count conducted by the city of Portland and Multnomah County suggests overall homelessness numbers haven't changed but some groups saw their rates dramatically increase.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 1, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Multnomah County is reevaluating the way it enforces backyard beekeepers.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll dig into the policy implications of the data we heard about last week, specifically the racial disparity in infant mortality rates.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: New infant mortality data from Multnomah County show an increasing disparity between white women and women of color.
OPB | Broadcast: July 29, 2014
TUESDAY: Gun laws and a proposed sick leave ordinance have caused tension between counties and cities in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: July 10, 2014
THURSDAY: The Multnomah County Comprehensive Gang Assessment compiles data and anecdotal information about gang activity and prevention efforts.
OPB | Broadcast: June 25, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A new report shows poverty in Multnomah County is growing. We'll break down the data and talk about how the county can address the issue.
OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Portland Police, film crews, and others have found creative uses for Multnomah County's Wapato Jail, but it hasn't housed any inmates since it was completed 10 years ago.
OPB | Broadcast: April 28, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk with the two most prominent candidates in the contest for the county's top seat.
OPB | Broadcast: April 9, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A huge number of people in Oregon decide to represent themselves in court. That doesn't mean it's easy.
OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2014
MONDAY: The Chronic Offender Pilot Project, used by Portland-area police and prosecutors to get more people to show up for community court, is raising some eyebrows.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2013
Hoping to move Multnomah County past the scandal that ended her predecessor's time in office, Marissa Madrigal takes on her new role as interim County Chair.