Joining Steve Dunn on this week's show was Willamette Week reporter Aaron Mesh to discuss Charlie Hales' first year as mayor of Portland.
On this week's show: Gov. John Kitzhaber talks about the art of compromise and whether he'll run for a fourth term. And on Nov. 5, people who live in the city of Damascus will vote on whether the city should remain as a city or dis-incorporate.
Cover Oregon News Conference with Gov. John Kitzhaber, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
Watch Steve Dunn's full interview with Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber regarding the problems with Cover Oregon.
Editor of The Columbian, Lou Brancaccio, joins Steve Dunn to discuss the race for Vancouver's mayor.
Washington residents will decide next month whether foods containing GMO's or genetically modified organisms should be labeled that way. Elizabeth Larter, communications director with the Yes on 522 campaign, and Dana Bieber, spokeswoman for the No on 522 Coalition, join KATU’s Steve Dunn to discuss Initiative 522.
Sen. Ron Wyden discusses the partial government shutdown. And voters in Oregon will get to decide whether to repeal a new Oregon law that was supposed to go into effect Jan. 1. It lets people get a driver’s license even if they can't prove they're legal residents of the state.
This Thursday, Oct. 17, is the deadline for raising the nation's debt limit. Phillip Cooper, professor of Public Administration at the Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University, and Bryce Ward, senior economist at ECONorthwest, a private consulting firm in Portland, join KATU's Brian Wood on "Your Voice, Your Vote" to discuss the debt ceiling.
John Kuzmanich, chairman of the Oregon Tea Party, joins Steve Dunn to discuss the partial government shutdown and the blame game. Then Arthur Tower, the political director for the union SEIU 503, and The Oregonian's Harry Esteve talk about Oregon's special session and the "grand bargain" that was reached.
U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Oregon District 5, spoke to KATU News for "Your Voice, Your Vote's" Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 show regarding the federal government's shutdown.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon District 2, spoke to KATU News for "Your Voice, Your Vote's" Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 show regarding the federal government's shutdown.
Referencing the gridlock in Washington, D.C. amid the federal government's partial shutdown, Gov. John Kitzhaber praised Oregon state lawmakers saying, "We were able to do what I think a lot of people thought was impossible."
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.