Lawmakers tackled some controversial issues during their short, 35-day session that wrapped up Friday – including gun background checks, medical marijuana dispensaries and Cover Oregon oversight.
Dr. Monica Wehby, candidate for U.S. Senate joins KATU's Steve Dunn on "Your Voice, Your Vote." In the second segment he is joined by two (Salem) Statesmen Journal reporters, Hannah Hoffman and Anna Staver, to discuss their political podcasts and their take on Oregon's 2014 month-long legislative session.
Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties.
Three moms leading the charge to stop Common Core, or at least pause its implementation in Oregon, join Steve Dunn on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 for "Your Voice, Your Vote." Jennifer Gallegos, Macey France and Lidia Larson have formed a local group called Parent Led Reform.
Oregon's attorney general will not defend the state's ban on gay marriage, arguing it cannot withstand a federal constitutional challenge.
Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden; Rob Bovett of Association of Oregon Counties; state Rep. Peter Buckley, D-Ashland; and Geoff Sugerman, co-author of the medical marijuana dispensary bill join KATU's Steve Dunn on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 to discuss issues related to local governments and whether they want dispensaries, and the legalization of pot in Oregon.
Part 1: U.S. Rep. Walden, state Rep. Richardson - Cover Oregon Press Conference - Feb. 13, 2014
U.S. Rep. Walden, state Rep. Richardson - Cover Oregon Press Conference - Feb. 13, 2014.
Rep. Dennis Richardson Cover Oregon press conference - Salem - Feb. 13, 2014.
Interview: Interim Director of Cover Oregon Bruce Goldberg
The 30-megawatt pilot project was announced at a press conference by Gov. John Kitzhaber, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Tommy Beaudreau.
What do Oregon lawmakers need to do to get the Cover Oregon website running as promised to Oregonians? And what should the state do to prevent another IT debacle like Cover Oregon? And how much did Gov. John Kitzhaber know leading up to the failed rollout?
Exclusive State Rep. Dennis Richardson on Cover Oregon Failure - Part 1
Exclusive: State Rep. Dennis Richardson on Cover Oregon Failure - Part 2
Exclusive: State Rep. Dennis Richardson on Cover Oregon Failure - Part 3