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What A Carbon Tax Could Mean For Oregon

OPB |Dec. 18, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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.

WA Governor Inslee Lays Out Plans For Roads, Schools, And Taxes

OPB |Dec. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.

Uber Launches In Portland

OPB |Dec. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Uber began service in Portland on Friday despite objections from city officials who say the ride service company is operating illegally. 

City Rolls Out The Latest Portland Street Fee Plan

OPB |Nov. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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.

Uber Launches In Portland Suburbs

OPB |Nov. 13, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: Ride-sharing is coming to four cities in the Portland metro area, even though it's still prohibited within the city of Portland.

Oregon Cities Weigh Local Pot Taxes Ahead of November Vote

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: If recreational marijuana is legalized in Oregon, some cities want to cash in by taxing it at the local level.

The Latest On The Portland Street Fee Proposal

OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll dig into possible changes to the proposed street fee in Portland.

News Roundtable: August 29th, 2014

OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

County Votes For Big Intel Tax Break Package

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about the history leading up to the deal that just passed and what it could mean for the future of the region.

News Roundtable: August 14, 2014

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

The Economics Of Legalized Marijuana

OPB |July 31, 2014 12:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.

The Race For Multnomah County Chair

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

MONDAY: We'll talk with the two most prominent candidates in the contest for the county's top seat.

An Update On The Portland Arts Tax

OPB |April 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland residents are expected to pay a $35 per person arts tax by April 15.

How Property Taxes Are Influencing The Housing Market

OPB |March 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: According to a new report from the Northwest Economic Research Center, Oregon's property tax system is skewing the housing market.

What's Still On The Table In Washington's Legislature?

OPB |March 03, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: With about two weeks left in Washington's 2014 legislative session, we'll get an update from Olympia-based reporter Austin Jenkins.

Lane County Sees Results Of Public Safety Levy

OPB |Jan. 10, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: In Lane County, a public safety levy passed in May means more jail beds and fewer early releases, but so far the crime rate has not gone down.

New Oregon Laws Take Effect

OPB |Jan. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Several new laws take effect in Oregon with the new year, including a ban on teens using tanning beds, an increase in fines for texting while driving, and a law that allows new moms to take their placentas home with them.

Is There Fire Where There's Vapor?: The E-Cigarette Debate

OPB |Dec. 12, 2013 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Following a national trend, some Oregon state legislators have introduced proposals for greater regulation over the sale of e-cigarettes.

Will Damascus, Oregon Remain A City?

OPB |Oct. 29, 2013 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Residents of the Clackamas County city of Damascus will vote in November on whether or not to disincorporate.

Special Session Wraps Up

OPB |Oct. 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."

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