Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., talks about the National Security Agency leaks and his work on the Senate Intelligence Committee to provide oversight of NSA programs to protect the privacy of law-abiding Americans. He also talks about the cost of student loans, immigration, the Columbia River Crossing, the Hanford Nuclear site and freedom and consumer protection on the Internet.
Lewis and Clark assistant law professor Jim Oleske and Basic Rights Oregon Jeana Frazzini join KATU's Steve Dunn on "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday, June 30, 2013 to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage, their impact on Oregon and the push for same-sex marriage in the state.
Tammy Wittren of NW Mortgage Group, Tim Finn of Hasson Company Realtors and Peggy Hoag of Prudential NW Properties join KATU's Steve Dunn on "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday, June 23, 2013 to discuss Portland's competitive market.
The leak of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs and the debate over privacy rights and security was the topic of KATU's political show "Your Voice, Your Vote" on Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Republican House and Senate leaders Mike McLane and Ted Ferrioli join KATU's anchor Steve Dunn at the Capitol to discuss PERS reforms and stalled budget negotiations. Democratic leaders House Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate President Peter Courtney were invited but declined to participate.
Oregon is known for being environmentally friendly. But over 100 of our schools are in so-called toxic air pollution "hot spots." And one of the worst is Roosevelt High in Portland. But students are hoping to change all that and went to the Capitol on Thursday to support House Bill 3492.
This Tuesday Portland voters will decide if fluoride will be added to the city's water supply. It's been a high-profile issue the past few months with both sides loudly making their cases. Before you drop off your ballot we want to give you one more opportunity to hear from supporters and opponents of the fluoride measure.
There were passionate pleas Thursday at the Portland City Council's first public budget meeting because some officers, firefighters and the city's mounted patrol could lose their jobs. Watch KATU's report on the meeting.
Gov. John Kitzhaber's Driver Card bill speech at the Oregon state Capitol in Salem, May 1, 2013.
U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin, majority whip, and Oregon's Jeff Merkley join KATU's political reporter Patrick Preston on "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday, April 7, 2013 to discuss gun legislation, immigration reform and President Barack Obama's new budget. Click on the "Play Video" button to watch the show.
There is a showdown right now over whether we should replace one of Oregon's statues with a new one of former Sen. Mark Hatfield.
KATU's political reporter Patrick Preston, center, hosts "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday, March 24, 2013 on the topic of the controversial Interstate 5 bridge replacement project, aka Columbia River Crossing. Joining him on the left are bridge supporters state Rep. Jim Moeller, D-Vancouver and state Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver. On the right are bridge opponents state Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver and state Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver. Click the "Play Video" button above to watch the show.
Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek joins Steve Dunn on Sunday, March 17, 2013 on "Your Voice, Your Vote" to discuss the top issues facing the state, including the Columbia River Crossing.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales appears on "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday, March 10, 2013.
Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Oregon, says over time Oregon will feel the effects of the federal across-the-board cuts in education and research and they will slow the economy. Kerry Tymchuk from the Oregon Historical Society also joins Steve Dunn.