An Oregon Department of Transportation crew fills potholes on Highway 26 in this April 14, 2017, file photo.

An Oregon Department of Transportation crew fills potholes on Highway 26 in this April 14, 2017, file photo.

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  • Freelance journalist Tim Stelloh, a recent contributor to the New York Times’ Sunday Review, asks why the U.S. makes local mugshots public information. He examines the issue through the scope of a Portland man whose booking photo history was distributed virally.
  • The legislature has released a funding plan for transportation improvements and held a public hearing on the plan yesterday. Senator Lee Beyer, co-chair of the Joint Committee on Transportation Preservation and Modernization joins us, along with economist Joe Cortright, who’s been critical of the plan.

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