Amy Fauver, chief communications officer for Cover Oregon, joins KATU's Steve Dunn on Sunday, Sept. 29, to explain Cover Oregon and some of the misconceptions about it. Cover Oregon is the state's exchange to buy health insurance, which nearly everyone will be required to have Jan. 1, 2014 under the new federal health care law known as 'Obamacare.'
Gov. John Kitzhaber is calling lawmakers back to the state Capitol on Sept. 30 to ask them to vote on a new package of bills known as the "grand bargain." They include reforms to taxes for families and businesses.
Oregon's interim Chief Education Officer, Dr. Nancy Golden, joins Steve Dunn, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 to discuss the future of the state's education system.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer joined Steve Dunn on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 to discuss a possible strike against Syria, NSA surveillance and a bill in Congress to protect pollinators, like bees.
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici discusses a possible attack on Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons, upcoming changes in health care and education.
Joining Steve Dunn on "Your Voice, Your Vote" is Mary Li, Multnomah County Director of Community Services; Marc Jolin, executive director of JOIN and Israel Bayer, executive director of "Street Roots." In the second segment, David Spears talks about his experience as a panhandler and his book "Exit Ramp."
State Rep. Dennis Richardson from the southern Oregon town of Central Point may have two things against him right from the start. One, he likely has low name recognition statewide. And two, he is a member of the Republican Party.
This week on "Your Voice, Your Vote," Steve Dunn takes a look at the effort to ban single-use plastic bans in several towns around Oregon. Steve also talks with the creator of a new tool that aims to help break down barriers between you and your elected representatives.
Attorney Bruce McCain, KATU's assignment editor Colin Miner, and KATU TV and radio personality Dave Anderson join KATU's Steve Dunn to discuss Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen's political future after his admitted extramarital affair with a county employee. Also, executive director of "JOIN" Marc Jolin dicusses the city of Portland's decision to clear the sidewalks of homeless people from in front of City Hall.
Journalists who covered the Oregon 2013 legislative session join KATU's Steve Dunn on "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday, July 15, 2013 to break down what lawmakers accomplished and what they did not. From left to right, Associated Press' Jonathan J. Cooper, The Oregonian's Harry Esteve and The Statesman Journal's Peter Wong.
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.