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Looking Ahead To Possible SCOTUS Nominees

OPB | July 27, 2015 12:40 p.m.

We take a look at the short lists of possible Supreme Court nominees on both sides of the aisle.

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The Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 25

OPB | July 27, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law on July 26, 1990. We look back on what effect it has had.

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Rural Lawmakers Reflect On Legislative Session

OPB | July 20, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Sen. Betsy Johnson, D-Scappoose, and Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, talk about the wins and losses for rural Oregonians this legislative session.

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Working to Overhaul 'No Child Left Behind'

OPB | July 14, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Portland

We check in with Education Week reporter Lauren Camera on Congress' current efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB | Dec. 12, 2014 noon

THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.

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The Bridge Is Back — But Don't Call It the CRC

OPB | April 1, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Washington state Rep. Liz Pike wants to bring lawmakers on both sides of the Columbia River back to the table to come up with a new plan for an I-5 bridge.

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News Roundtable: March 21, 2014

OPB | March 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

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Washington Legislative Session Wraps

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

FRIDAY: The Washington legislature has reached an agreement on the state budget.

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Are Defendants Paying Too Much In Court Fees?

OPB | Feb. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Defendants found guilty in criminal cases in Clark County, Washington are paying far more in court fees than their peers around the state.

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Oregon AG Won't Defend Law Barring Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | Feb. 20, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced she won't defend the state's law barring same-sex marriage.