Legislation

Voices from the Edge on 06/17/09

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
June 19th marks the 144th anniversary of the landing of federal troops in Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and finally bring slavery to an end throughout the United States. "Juneteenth" has not only become a day to commemorate the end of slavery but... Read more

Cesar Chavez Avenue

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Cristina Gonzales hosts a discussion of the renaming of 39th Avenue to Cesar Chavez Avenue. In May Portland’s Planning Commission voted 7-1 to recommend that the Portland City council rename 39th Avenue for Latino-American labor and civil rights leader Cesar Chavez. The Por... Read more

Tobacco control bill

Airs at: Tue, 06/16/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Senate has passed A bill that allows the Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco, including new dissolvable tobacco products packaged to look like mints or candy. It’s being called the strongest anti-tobacco measure since the U-S Surgeon General said smoking ca... Read more

Foster care bill

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Oregon state senate passed a bill today calling for an investigation of racism in the state’s foster care system. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Senator Laurie Monnes Anderson—Oregon Senate Majority Leader and co-sponsor of the bill. The Foster care study bill will n... Read more

A survey of the conservative zeitgeist yields stupidity and murder

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by: Abe Proctor   A survey of the conservative zeitgeist yields stupidity and murder While Joe takes a vacation, Abe takes a pass through conservative airspace, and flushes out words and deeds ranging from the merely stupid and offensive to the violent and murder... Read more

A "Juneteenth" rememberance: confronting racism in Oregon

June 19th marks the 144th anniversary of the landing of federal troops in Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and finally bring slavery to an end throughout the United States. "Juneteenth" has not only become a day to commemorate the end of slavery but... Read more

Healthcare forum

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Oregon Representative Earl Blumenauer held a town hall meeting on health care, at Portland Community College on JUne 5th. Read more

Oregon to expand state health coverage

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Oregon House has approved a plan to expand state health coverage to an additional 80,000 uninsured children and 35,000 low-income adults.      The measure calls for raising taxes on hospital revenues and establishing a tax on health insurance premiums to pay for the expa... Read more

INTERVIEW WITH JIM ENNES PART 1 - SURVIVOR 1967 ISRAELI ATTACK ON THE USS LIBERTY.

Airs at: Sun, 06/07/2009 at 5:00pm
Following his enlisted tour, he worked as an investigator for Retail Credit Company (now known as Equifax Corporation) while attending San Francisco State College at night on the GI Bill. Upon receiving his degree in business administration he applied for Naval Officer Cand... Read more

What do Lents residents really think of Randy Leonard's baseball deal?

At last month's meeting of the Lents Neighborhood Association, Portland City Commissioner Randy Leonard told a less than enthusiastic audience that "Having a Triple A baseball stadium would be the best thing we could ever have happen in Lents." While criticism of the stadiu... Read more