OPB | Nov. 30, 2016
New laws in several Oregon cities make giving money to panhandlers illegal. Also, will the legislature compromise on transportation funding? And if marches and protests don't have any effect, how will social change happen?
OPB | May 02, 2016
We'll debate the pros and cons of a ballot measure that would hike the gas tax in Portland. And we'll talk to two Native American artists who have brought their artistic exploration of genocide to Clark County.
OPB | April 04, 2016
We talk with Portland city commissioner Steve Novick and three of the leading candidates vying to replace him: Fred Stewart, Stuart Emmons, and Chloe Eudaly.
OPB | Nov. 04, 2015
The Portland City Council will debate the proposed rules for cabs and ride service companies this week.
OPB | Oct. 22, 2015
The city of Portland has been encouraging homeowners to build Accessory Dwelling Units, or "granny flats." But according to a new article in the Portland Tribune, Multnomah County's approach to these new structures threaten to stop these efforts in their tracks.
OPB | Sept. 28, 2015
Marijuana businesses face some significant challenges when it comes to banking, leading many to operate cash-only businesses. But solutions could be on the horizon.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2015
It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.
OPB | June 22, 2015
If lawmakers in Olympia can't agree on a budget by the end of the month, Washington will face a government shutdown.
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 | June 02, 2015
The Oregon Department of Transportation's will sign up 5,000 drivers to test how a per mile tax would work in a program it calls "OReGO."
OPB | May 22, 2015
Rep. Tobias Read (D-Beaverton) wants "kicker" money to be redirected to education and the rainy day fund, instead of going back to tax payers.
OPB | May 21, 2015
We talk to Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe about what the county's public safety levy — passed this week — will mean for his department and the community.
OPB | Feb. 09, 2015
MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Jan. 21, 2015
WEDNESDAY: President Obama spoke of "turning the page" in his 2015 State of the Union address.
OPB | Dec. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: After a recent study said a carbon tax in Oregon could be economically and environmentally feasible, we'll discuss the political outlook for a carbon tax ahead of the 2015 legislative session.
OPB | Dec. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.
OPB | Dec. 08, 2014
MONDAY: Uber began service in Portland on Friday despite objections from city officials who say the ride service company is operating illegally.
OPB | Nov. 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Mayor Charlie Hales, City Commissioner Steve Novick, and critics of the latest version of the plan to pay for repairs and maintenance of city roads.
OPB | Nov. 13, 2014
THURSDAY: Ride-sharing is coming to four cities in the Portland metro area, even though it's still prohibited within the city of Portland.