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There’s a new sheriff in town when it comes to protecting the federal courthouse in downtown Portland.
July 31, 2020
Portland’s city council just passed its yearly budget, and things got ugly.
May 24, 2019 Your browser does not support the audio element.
No issue has plagued Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler like homelessness.
July 20, 2018
It's early, but big money is already flowing into the 2018 Oregon gubernatorial race.
Aug. 18, 2017
Oregon’s legislative session is almost over and billions of dollars in transportation funding hangs in the balance. Why is it so hard for lawmakers to agree on something they all say they support?
June 29, 2017
Oregon Rep. Greg Walden is at the center of Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act — but the bill his committee came up with is not universally loved by Republicans.
March 17, 2017
Host Julie Sabatier talks with OPB political reporters Chris Lehman and Jeff Mapes about Oregon’s budget picture, and how it could be affected by federal action on health care and international trade.
Feb. 24, 2017
In this episode, host Geoff Norcross, OPB senior political reporter Jeff Mapes and Olympia reporter Austin Jenkins wrap up the 2016 election and discuss the role of the urban/rural divide in the Pacific Northwest.
Nov. 10, 2016