Recall efforts aren’t unusual in Oregon politics these days, but it is odd to have a contest led by former allies. On the latest episode of “OPB Politics Now,” reporters Alex Zielinski and Dirk VanderHart discuss the union-led effort to recall state Rep. Paul Holvey. Plus, they address why Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell is leaving and what to make of his short-term successor.
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Oregon's largest private-sector union tapped Joe Emmons' services even as its sister union in Washington accused him of meddling and "black-ops."
Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell is resigning from his post as the city’s top law enforcement officer, but he plans to continue working for the police bureau.