Body cams may end up on hundreds of Portland police officers. Becky Straus of the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon joins KATU on what should be considered when making the switch.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick joins KATU’s Brian Wood to make his case for a street fee.
U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, discusses the events in Ferguson, Missouri after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer for shooting and killing 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. He also talks about what can be done to prevent future tragedies.
A big change in Oregon gun laws could happen next year after Democrats gained two seats in the Senate during November’s election.
KATU News takes your questions about the proposed street fund directly to Portland Mayor Charlie Hales.
Anthony Johnson, chief petitioner on Oregon’s marijuana legalization measure, and Oregonian reporter Noelle Crombie, join host Steve Dunn on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 to discuss what’s next for the state after Oregonians voted to legalize and regulate marijuana. They also talk about how the new law will impact you.
Just days before Election Night, the group discusses the hottest races in Oregon, including GMO, marijuana, drivers cards, races in state Legislature and the governor’s race.
KATU and Portland State University hosted an at times raucous town hall on Measure 91 on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The measure would legalize and regulate marijuana in the state of Oregon. Voters will decide the measure Nov. 4.
What does Republican gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson plan to do to sway voters to his side in his campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber?
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden told KATU that it's time to implement a screening process for people coming from the Ebola region.
Willamette Week’s Nigel Jaquiss dropped two bombshells last week about Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée and first lady.
Find out where Merkley stands on some of the biggest issues facing the country and the state. Plus, find out what he thinks is his biggest accomplishment in his first term in the U.S. Senate.
KATU was the media partner and aired an abridged version of the debate during “Your Voice, Your Vote” the next morning at 9 a.m.
Dr. Monica Wehby is running against Sen. Jeff Merkley in November
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.
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.
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.
Andrea Miller from an immigrant rights group called CAUSA and the Safe Roads Campaign, and Cynthia Kendoll, the authorized agent for the Protect Oregon Driver Licenses campaign joins host Brian Wood Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 to discuss the issue.
On Your Side Investigator Chelsea Kopta, Salem Statesman Journal political reporter Anna Staver, Associated Press political reporter Jonathan J. Cooper, and Jim Moore, director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation join host Steve Dunn to discuss the likelihood of Measure 91, Oregon’s marijuana legalization measure, of passing.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick joins Steve Dunn on “Your Voice, Your Vote” Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 to discuss street fees to help pay for sales tax and highway tolls to pay for roads.
This November you'll get a chance to vote on an initiative that will require labeling on all foods containing GMOs. It's called Ballot Measure 92, and it promises to be one of the most contentious and costly campaigns in Oregon's upcoming election.