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Governor Kitzhaber's Fourth Inauguration

OPB |Jan. 12, 2015 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: John Kitzhaber officially starts his fourth term as Oregon's governor January 12. 

Oregon Statehouse Races And The Balance Of Power

OPB |Oct. 14, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll get analysis from political scientist Jim Moore about how the November legislative races are shaping up

Oregon Remembers Former Governor Vic Atiyeh

OPB |Sept. 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: State officials, former staffers, members of Oregon's Congressional delegation, and others are gathering in the state capitol to remember Oregon's last Republican governor.

Why Hasn't Uber Come To Portland?

OPB |July 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll look into why Uber's car-sharing service is available in more than 100 cities across the world -- but not in Portland.

More Food Carts On The Way In Salem And Possibly Vancouver

OPB |July 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll learn more about efforts to regulate food carts in Salem and Vancouver, and what that will mean for businesses and consumers.

The Salem Statesman Journal Adds Pages

OPB |Jan. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The Salem Statesman Journal is adding 60 pages a week to the paper in hopes it will increase circulation.

Kitzhaber Announces His Run For Fourth Term

OPB |Dec. 09, 2013 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced this morning that he will run for a fourth term in office.

Oregon World War II Memorial

OPB |Nov. 11, 2013 12:15 p.m.

The Oregon WWII Memorial Foundation is currently raising funds to erect a monument near the Capitol in Salem's Wilson Park.

2013 Oregon Legislative Session Nears End

July 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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.

Lawmakers Hash Out Final Budget Deal

June 27, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Lawmakers are trying to reach an agreement on the final budget details before the end of the session.

Legislative Session Coming To A Close

June 27, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The 2013 legislative session is coming to a close within the next week or two. What's left to figure out?

House Bill Seeks to Audit TriMet

June 25, 2013 12:40 p.m.

A bill making its way through Salem would extensively audit the largest transit agency in the state

Drastic New Proposals For Timber Counties

June 06, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Governor John Kitzhaber is talking about imposing a temporary income tax or even mobilizing the National Guard in cash-strapped timber counties.

Legalizing Pot Dispensaries

June 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A bill in the legislature would legalize and regulate the pot dispensaries that have sprung up since medical marijuana was legalized.

How Should Drones Be Regulated In Oregon?

March 28, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Oregon lawmakers are trying to figure out how to regulate the use of drones in the state.

Lawmakers Take On Gambling Addiction

Feb. 15, 2013 12:20 p.m.

A bill introduced this session would require bar and restaurant employees to be on the lookout for gambling addiction.

Gun Advocates Rally In Salem

Feb. 08, 2013 12:06 p.m.

People are gathering in Salem to show their support for gun rights.

Salem-Keizer Surplus

July 31, 2012 9:20 a.m.

The Salem-Keizer School District has $66 million in surplus bond money.

Oregon Hospital Rankings

July 18, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Consumer Reports ranked Salem Hospital as the safest in Oregon. What made it stand out? 

State Corruption Study

March 19, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The State Integrity Invesigation took a look at the risk of corruption in all 50 states. We see how Oregon fared.

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