On the latest episode of “OPB Politics Now,” reporters Lauren Dake and Dirk VanderHart discuss a surprisingly busy week in Pacific Northwest political news despite the dog days of summer. They discussed Intel’s big expansion and the state’s role, Oregon’s new gas-pumping future and a U.S. House member testifying. Oh, and the former head of the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission said he may sue for wrongful termination.
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On the latest episode of OPB Politics Now, there's an inter-party skirmish happening among some of the biggest political entities in the state. Dirk VanderHart and Lauren Dake discuss the effort to recall Rep. Paul Holvey and what it says about the labor world and the Democratic Party.
On the latest episode of OPB Politics Now, reporters Lauren Dake and Alex Zielinski discuss the controversial idea from two Portland City Council members to ask voters to unwind the government overhaul package before it even took effect.