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.
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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.