OPB | Feb. 23, 2016
We talk with lawmakers in Salem about how the short legislation is looking. And we talk with parents, regulators and activists about air pollution hot spots in southeast Portland.
OPB | Feb. 10, 2016
We hear about legislative attempts to increase access to affordable housing in Oregon. The ACLU of Oregon explains its defense of one of the people arrested in connection with the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Then we talk to a University of Oregon professor who is trying to preserve Yemen's cultural history as the country descends further into war.
OPB | Jan. 05, 2016
We hear from one of the self-described militiamen occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. And we get an update on the new laws taking effect in the new year.
OPB | June 29, 2015
The legislatures in Washington and Oregon are still struggling to pass the final bills of their respective sessions.
OPB | June 09, 2015
The Lane County Commission passed a resolution saying the county is "unable to expend any county resources for the implementation" of Oregon's new gun background check law.
OPB | April 23, 2015
We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Jan. 12, 2015
MONDAY: John Kitzhaber officially starts his fourth term as Oregon's governor January 12.
OPB | Oct. 14, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll get analysis from political scientist Jim Moore about how the November legislative races are shaping up
OPB | Sept. 03, 2014
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.
OPB | July 28, 2014
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.
OPB | July 17, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll learn more about efforts to regulate food carts in Salem and Vancouver, and what that will mean for businesses and consumers.
OPB | Jan. 15, 2014
WEDNESDAY: The Salem Statesman Journal is adding 60 pages a week to the paper in hopes it will increase circulation.
OPB | Dec. 09, 2013
MONDAY: Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced this morning that he will run for a fourth term in office.
OPB | Nov. 11, 2013
The Oregon WWII Memorial Foundation is currently raising funds to erect a monument near the Capitol in Salem's Wilson Park.
OPB | July 03, 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 | June 27, 2013
Lawmakers are trying to reach an agreement on the final budget details before the end of the session.
OPB | June 27, 2013
The 2013 legislative session is coming to a close within the next week or two. What's left to figure out?
OPB | June 25, 2013
A bill making its way through Salem would extensively audit the largest transit agency in the state
OPB | June 06, 2013
Governor John Kitzhaber is talking about imposing a temporary income tax or even mobilizing the National Guard in cash-strapped timber counties.