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Represented: Oregon-Idaho Border

We travel to far Eastern Oregon, where for many businesses, it's hard not to think the grass is greener on the other side of the border ... in Idaho.

Represented: Fixing And Funding Oregon's Roads

We hit the road — literally — to see how a pothole is filled and find out how that kind of routine road maintenance fits into the huge transportation package lawmakers are putting together.

Represented: Oregon's Housing Affordability Crisis

Across the state, Oregonians who rent are struggling to find and keep their homes. We hear from voices on all sides of the issue.

Represented: Marijuana In Southern Oregon

How will recreational marijuana legalization affect the residents of southern Oregon, where pot is a major cash crop?

Represented: Paid Sick Time

In this installment of our "Represented" series, we hear from residents of Eugene about what a statewide paid sick leave policy would mean for them.

Represented: Limited Law Enforcement In SW Oregon

We travel to financially-troubled Josephine County — where sheriff's deputies patrol only 10 hours a day — to hear about life in a region with limited law enforcement.

Represented: Oregon's Minimum Wage

In this installment of our "Represented" series, we gathered in the East Portland neighborhood of Rosewood to talk with workers, business owners and others about raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Represented: Data Centers And Taxation In Central Oregon

In this third installment of our series "Represented," we look at the impact of data centers in Central Oregon, and a bill to change the taxation structure for the companies that run them.

Represented: Addressing Child Sex Trafficking In Oregon

In this second installment of our new series "Represented," we'll examine bills to curb child sex trafficking in the state. We're in the The Dalles, the home of the bills' sponsor, Republican representative John Huffman.

About Represented: A Look Into The Issues That Matter To Oregonians

"Think Out Loud" travels to cities and towns across the state to hear about how policy issues affect Oregonians at home.