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.
Tammy Wittren of NW Mortgage Group, Tim Finn of Hasson Company Realtors and Peggy Hoag of Prudential NW Properties join KATU's Steve Dunn on "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday, June 23, 2013 to discuss Portland's competitive market.
The leak of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs and the debate over privacy rights and security was the topic of KATU's political show "Your Voice, Your Vote" on Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Republican House and Senate leaders Mike McLane and Ted Ferrioli join KATU's anchor Steve Dunn at the Capitol to discuss PERS reforms and stalled budget negotiations. Democratic leaders House Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate President Peter Courtney were invited but declined to participate.
Oregon is known for being environmentally friendly. But over 100 of our schools are in so-called toxic air pollution "hot spots." And one of the worst is Roosevelt High in Portland. But students are hoping to change all that and went to the Capitol on Thursday to support House Bill 3492.
This Tuesday Portland voters will decide if fluoride will be added to the city's water supply. It's been a high-profile issue the past few months with both sides loudly making their cases. Before you drop off your ballot we want to give you one more opportunity to hear from supporters and opponents of the fluoride measure.