- After the Republican walkout, and plenty of hard feelings on both sides, is there a legislative way forward for a cap and trade bill in Oregon? We talk with two lawmakers who’ve been a part of negotiations from the beginning: State Sens. Michael Dembrow, D-Portland and Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario.
- Portland Business Journal editor Suzanne Stevens joins us to discuss some of the latest regional business news.
- Seattle is retrofitting some downtown buildings’ HVAC systems to filter wildfire smoke. We talk to senior policy advisor Julia Reed about the city’s plans to protect its citizens from the effects of wildfire smoke.
- Methamphetamine now kills more people in Oregon every year than prescription opioids do. But there are no FDA-approved medications to treat meth addiction and most of the funding for drug treatment goes to opioids. Lynne Terry, editor of The Lund Report tells us more.
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