Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson of Central Point squared off Friday, July 18, 2014 in Oregon first gubernatorial debate. The debate was sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.
Peter Zuckerman, spokesman for New Approach Oregon, argues why Oregonians should support an initiative, if it makes it to the ballot, to legalize, to tax and regulate marijuana.
Some Oregonians believe the entire state needs an ordinance similar to the one in Multnomah County. Others say Multnomah County commissioners overstepped their bounds when they passed the ordinance more than a year ago, and they're going to court this week.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales joins host Steve Dunn Sunday, June 29, 2014 to discuss the controversial proposals for street fees to maintain local streets. Thousands of citizens have voiced their concerns over the last few months about the proposals put forward by the mayor and Commissioner Steve Novick.
Deborah Kafoury received an overwhelming number of votes in May’s election, making her the new Multnomah County Chair. She joins host Steve Dunn on Sunday’s “Your Voice, Your Vote” to discuss her goals for the county.
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-1st District, joins Brian Wood Sunday, June, 1 2014 to discuss what she has accomplished in her nearly 2 ½ years in Congress.
Constitutional law expert Jim Oleske, an assistant professor at Lewis and Clark College, joins host Steve Dunn to discuss the ruling and what’s next for same-sex marriage in Oregon and across the country.
State reps. Tobias Read and Julie Parrish, and AP political reporter Jonathan J. Cooper join KATU’s Steve Dunn during Sunday’s “Your Voice, Your Vote” to take a look at the candidates and issues voters will be deciding Tuesday.
Portland voters have a big decision to make before Oregon's May 20 primary. Who's going to be in control of the city's water and sewer system? Whoever it is will also be in charge of setting Portland's water and sewer rates.
Republican state Rep. Jason Conger is running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Jeff Merkley, but he first has to win the Republican nomination this May. His chief rival is Portland pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby.
On this week's show: U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, is using his own campaign money to run ads pushing for federal reform of marijuana laws, and Lorraine Mae Rafferty, who calls herself the most conservative candidate running for Oregon governor, joins host Steve Dunn in the second segment.