Housing/Homelessness

Laurel Roses Interview

Produced for Between Us
Laurel Roses is a republican running for Oregon's 5th US House seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about why productive, undocumented workers shouldn't necessarily have to go to the back of the line, how Oregon's GOP may be less of a solution and more of the problem for Oreg... Read more

Robert Husseman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Robert Husseman is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House seat in the 21st District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why a cash for clunkers program he'll propose could possibly be scaled up from electric bikes to include electric cars, why he as a former journali... Read more

Buscando America on 03/22/22

Airs at: Tue, 03/22/2022 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa escucharás Sangre Violeta, una charla sobre violencia intrafeminista con la escritora y perfomancera Diana Junyent. También escucharás a Guillermo Gomez-Peña artista del performance, escritor y activista contra todas las fronteras durante su visita al Po... Read more

Nick Hess Interview

Produced for Between Us
Nick Hess is a republican candidate for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why Oregon leadership doesn't get technology but needs to, why city run programs are bloated, expensive and ineffective in dealing with the homeless problem and why, as a businessman,... Read more

Farrah Chaichi Interview

Produced for Between Us
Farrah Chaichi is a democrat running for the Oregon House in the 35th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how training in political science and criminal justice lead to social activism, why the housing market is difficult even for someone like her who is plugged in... Read more

Kathleen Harder Interview

Produced for Between Us
Kathleen Harder is a democrat who is running for Oregon's new 6th US House District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her medical experience will help bring more practical approaches to the Congress, how her educational experience will bring more attention to Oregon's... Read more

Warming shelters open in Portland ahead of freezing weather

Airs at: Tue, 02/22/2022 at 5:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
  Temperatures in the Portland area are forecasted to drop several degrees below freezing in the coming days. Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler declared states of emergency ahead of the cold weather. The declarations will remain in effec... Read more

Judge blocks Oregon's ban on real estate 'love letters'

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 5:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
  A federal judge blocked Oregon's ban on real estate “love letters” on Friday. District Judge Marco Hernández granted a preliminary injunction that prohibits Oregon from enforcing a law against “love letters” to home sellers. The judge said HB 2550 likely violates the Fir... Read more

G Tommy Smith Interview

Produced for Between Us
G. Tommy Smith is a candidate for the District 4 seat being vacated by long time democrat Peter DeFazio.  He talked with Sam Bouman about why more attention needs to be paid to Oregon's native american population, why he feels the system to run for office isn't really geare... Read more

The Gap: Isn't it Ironic? Wheeler's workings and worst advice ever

Airs at: Fri, 03/04/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's recent actions -- and how they've landed. In positive news, Wheeler fired former Portland Police Association union president Brian Hunzeker who was responsible for leaking falsa hit-and-run... Read more