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 | 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: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.
OPB | Sept. 19, 2014
FRIDAY: If recreational marijuana is legalized in Oregon, some cities want to cash in by taxing it at the local level.
OPB | Aug. 29, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Aug. 27, 2014
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.
OPB | Aug. 14, 2014
THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | July 31, 2014
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.
OPB | April 28, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk with the two most prominent candidates in the contest for the county's top seat.
OPB | April 02, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Portland residents are expected to pay a $35 per person arts tax by April 15.
OPB | March 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: According to a new report from the Northwest Economic Research Center, Oregon's property tax system is skewing the housing market.