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Politics 'Your Voice Your Vote': Amanda Fritz 'Your Voice Your Vote': Amanda Fritz (Video)
This show was joined in progress. Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz talks openly and bluntly about what she thinks is wrong with the Portland City Council. Plus, her personal and painful motivation behind the Frits-Fairchild Act that she's pushing in Salem.
Politics 5 things to know about Oregon's gun-control bill 5 things to know about Oregon's gun-control bill
An Oregon Senate committee will hear public testimony this week on a proposal by gun-control advocates to require a background check any time someone sells or gives a firearm to another person who isn't a relative. Here are five things to know about Oregon's universal background-check proposal.
Politics Capital gains tax part of WA House Democrats' budget plan Capital gains tax part of WA House Democrats' budget plan
House Democrats on Friday released a two-year budget plan that proposes a capital gains tax as part of nearly $1.5 billion in new revenue to address a court mandate on education spending, but Senate Republicans quickly countered that new taxes should not be part of the solution.
Politics Legal expert: Oregon playing high-stakes poker in Oracle lawsuit Legal expert: Oregon playing high-stakes poker in Oracle lawsuit (Video)
Two million taxpayer dollars. That's the hefty cost of legal sparring between Oracle and Oregon to decide who is to blame for the state's failed online health insurance exchange, Cover Oregon. Will the state take this to trial or settle? The On Your Side Investigators talked to insiders and legal experts to see how the legal battle over Cover Oregon will impact taxpayers.