On this week’s show, we invited two people to help us make sense out of the situation in the Middle East and who have knowledge about the brutal terrorist group.
Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson is getting a boost for his Oregon gubernatorial campaign from Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
A new report showing that rising income inequality could negatively affect state tax revenue comes amid a push by Gov. John Kitzhaber, legislative Democrats and others to overhaul Oregon's tax code.
A special Town Hall meeting hosted by KOMO, our sister station in Seattle, discussing the two competing Washington initiatives on guns and background checks was held Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
Friends, colleagues and a who's who of Oregon politicians packed the House chamber in Salem to remember former Gov. Vic Atiyeh, the nation's first Arab-American governor and the last Republican to hold the job in Oregon.
In the first segment of this week’s show, Columbia Sportswear Chairwoman Gert Boyle joins host Steve Dunn. Boyle made a $100 million anonymous donation in July to the Knight Cancer Institute at OHSU. But Willamette Week figured it out. In the second segment, Rick Dancer, the producer of “The Hatfield Project,” talks about his new documentary that examines the life of Mark Hatfield, a political legend in Oregon, who served as the state’s governor and U.S. Senator.
Cover Oregon has identified 775 households that will owe money to the federal government because they were given tax credits that were too large.
The Washington Supreme Court is holding the Legislature in contempt for its lack of progress on fixing the way the state pays for public education.
State agencies in Oregon have collaborated to create what they're calling "The Cascadia Playbook." It's a comprehensive plan for emergency management across the state in the event of a major earthquake and the 14 days afterward.
Two of the plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit that led to Oregon allowing same-sex marriage are throwing their support behind Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby.
A ballot initiative that would have asked voters to split California into six separate states failed to qualify for the ballot in 2016, the secretary of state's office reported Friday.
In a nation weary of war, yet alarmed by the prospect of an emerging threat, President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several races that will decide control of the Senate.
A federal judge on Thursday struck down Ohio's law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates in a case that the U.S. Supreme Court said needed to be heard.
In a major reversal, President Barack Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign Wednesday night to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Islamic State militants in two volatile Middle East nations authorizing airstrikes inside Syria for the first time as well as an expansion of strikes in Iraq.