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Oregon Lawmakers Consider Background Checks And More

OPB | April 02, 2015

OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman joins us to fill us in on this week's activities in the capitol.

Ruling on Access to Boy Scouts Documents

OPB | June 14, 2012

A ruling by the Oregon Supreme Court today disappointed media organizations, including OPB, which wanted access to files in a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts over sexual abuse. 

Public Records Reform

OPB | May 16, 2011

Attorney General John Kroger introduced a bill aiming to strengthen Oregon's public records law. Is it necessary?

In Public View

OPB | June 29, 2010

What does it mean to have public records of referendum petition signatures and concealed weapons permits?

Northwest Passages: Willy Vlautin

OPB | April 23, 2010

Singer, songwriter and novelist Willy Vlautin on the hard-knock life.

Making Public Records Public

OPB | Dec. 07, 2009

Will increased access to Oregon's public records and meetings change your relationship to state government?

Judge A Book By Its Pixels

OPB | July 03, 2009

What do you hope for the future of books?