Oregon has the highest rate of prescription drug abuse among 15 to 19 years old in the country. And what's even scarier is prescription painkiller abuse can lead to heroin addiction.
An initiative that voters may see on November's ballot says Oregon businesses don't have to provide goods or services to same-sex-couple-marriage ceremonies because of the business operators' religious beliefs.
Roy Jay, president of the Oregon Convention and Visitor Services Network, and Sandeep Kaushik, with Coalition for Fair Budget Priorities, join KATU's Steve Dunn Sunday, March 23, 2014, to discuss who should pay to build a new hotel adjacent to the Oregon Convention Center.
Mark Hyman, host of "Behind the Headlines," moderated a town hall focused solely on Oregon's problem-plagued health insurance exchange website, Cover Oregon.
Candidates who want to be the next county chair participated in an event hosted by the African American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon, KBNP Radio and KATU.
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.