OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 28, 2017
A new study looks at the cost of public employee benefits. A bill before the legislature attempts to make job scheduling easier for hourly workers. And Central Oregon Community College safety officers have been acting like police officers.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 27, 2017
Across the state, Oregonians who rent are struggling to find and keep their homes. We hear from voices on all sides of the issue.
OPB | Broadcast: May 1, 2015
We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2015
The ruling could blow an enormous hole in city and state budgets in coming years.
OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2014
TUESDAY: Linguist Edwin Battistella defends the use of "first-person" pronouns.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 17, 2014
MONDAY: Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler is pushing a bill that he says will save the state billions on its public pension system over the next 20 years.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 15, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The Salem Statesman Journal is adding 60 pages a week to the paper in hopes it will increase circulation.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2013
MONDAY: Looming cuts to public pensions and an improving economy are prompting more Oregonians to retire.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 3, 2013
The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 18, 2013
Will there be a special session to create a new "grand bargain" on pension cuts and taxes?
OPB | Broadcast: July 9, 2013
The Oregon Legislative Assembly finished its session with a flurry of bills but no big changes to PERS or taxes
OPB | Broadcast: July 3, 2013
Lawmakers in Salem are pushing to adjourn their session in time for the Fourth of July holiday. They have a clutch of bills to finish before then.
OPB | Broadcast: May 23, 2013
We'll catch up with the governor about some of his priorities for the last month of the legislative session.
OPB | Broadcast: April 10, 2013
We'll spend some time with the governor checking in about some hot topics in the legislature right now.
OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2013
Democrats and Republicans in the Oregon Legislature are pushing different proposals to reform the Public Employees Retirement System.
OPB | Broadcast: March 29, 2013
We'll review the top regional and local news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: March 15, 2013
Think Out Loud was live from City Club of Portland with Governor John Kitzhaber.
OPB | Broadcast: March 6, 2013
The co-chairs of the Ways & Means committee released their budget plan earlier this week. We'll dig into what it means for the session and the state.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 20, 2013
What are the legal arguments for and against Governor Kitzhaber's proposed changes to PERS?