OPB | April 13, 2016
We ask whether rent control would actually help keep rents down. We learn about the recent threats and intimidation against a group facilitating conversations about race in rural areas of Oregon. We continue our Regional Roundup series, checking in with the Central Oregonian in Prineville. And we learn about the best bets for this week’s Soul’d Out music festival in Portland.
OPB | June 24, 2015
A slate of bills passed by the Oregon Legislature could make it easier for one of the state's newest cities to go back to being an unincorporated part of Clackamas County.
OPB | June 04, 2015
Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris says the county will need to take out a loan to fund the sheriff's office.
OPB | May 27, 2015
A new report examines the challenges for "Ag of the Middle" — growers too big to rely solely on CSAs or farmer's markets, but too small to compete with industrial operations.
OPB | May 26, 2015
Lawmakers in Oregon and New Jersey are considering bills that could allow some motorists to pump their own gas.
OPB | May 12, 2015
On May 19, voters will weigh in on school board elections, bond measures, and public safety funding.
OPB | Jan. 05, 2015
MONDAY: The 12th annual Oregon Business Plan Leadership Summit convenes Tuesday to discuss priorities and policy proposals for 2015.
OPB | Nov. 26, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll hear about how childhood hunger plays out in rural versus urban parts of Oregon.
OPB | Feb. 26, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Oregon lawmakers have negotiated a compromise for a key piece of the growth plan in the Portland-metro area.
OPB | Jan. 31, 2014
FRIDAY: Live from Jacksonville we explore the history of this secessionist movement and the political and cultural resonance of the "state" today.
OPB | April 29, 2013
There are ten local school funding measures on the May 21 special election ballot. Will you be affected?
OPB | April 10, 2013
Should Oregon counties be able to levy their own cigarette taxes?
OPB | April 10, 2013
We'll spend some time with the governor checking in about some hot topics in the legislature right now.
OPB | Feb. 05, 2013
Would you consider taking your kid out of school as a response to the trauma of bullying?
OPB | Jan. 29, 2013
A journalist from Oregon is wondering if the U.S. Postal Service will survive — and what it will look like if it does.
OPB | Dec. 31, 2012
We'll catch up with Think Out Loud guests who joined us earlier this year to talk about some of the big moments of 2012.
OPB | Aug. 21, 2012
Warrants are piling up in cash-strapped Josephine County, where defendants are skipping their scheduled appearances in court.
OPB | July 30, 2012
Rural Organizing Project founder Marcy Westerling died June 10, 2015 after a long battle with ovarian cancer.