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Oregon Budget Cuts Posed to Hurt Social Service Groups

Airs at: Wed, 12/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The next round of state budget cuts may be setting Oregon up for even more trouble, according to the social service groups whose clients will be seeing less money to pay for services. From the AARP to Area Agencies on Aging, to the Service Employees International Union, th... Read more

Bush's Attack on the American Landscape

Airs at: Tue, 12/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Host Barbara Bernstein invites Heidi McIntosh, associate director of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, discusses the impact that some of Bush's midnight regulations could have on pristine and remote areas in southeastern Utah (which are among Barbara Bernstein's favor... Read more

Mark Weisbrot on the Financial Crisis

Airs at: Tue, 11/25/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A new 'national bank' plan by the Federal Reserve will allow the government to lend out up to 800 billion more dollars to banks and businesses. This is just the latest attempt to bail out the failing financial system in the US. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Mark Weisbrot... Read more

Kulongoski's Budget

Airs at: Tue, 11/25/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Governor Ted Kulongoski unveils his budget on Monday, December 1, and already, rumors suggest it will include across-the-board trim for state departments, reflecting the economic downturn. But with unemployment and use of social services at record highs in Oregon, charitabl... Read more

Portland Proposition Eight Protest

Airs at: Sun, 11/16/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In Portland, a protest was held Saturday as part of a national effort to mobilize for equal rights for gay, lesbian and transgender couples. KBOO’s Rebecca Nay spoke with protest organizer Lindsey Asher.    Read more

Labor and the Auto Bailout

Airs at: Wed, 11/12/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The US Congress is considering a bailout of the top three car manufacturers in the U.S. - General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. While some unions favor the bailout as a way to save their jobs, others have called for this crisis to be turned into a real opportunity for change in... Read more

Economic Crisis

Airs at: Tue, 11/11/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
This morning US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced that some of the massive bailout package could be used to help consumers. In his remarks, Paulson acknowledged that the bailout hasn’t delivered what he promised, when he asked Congress for the money last month. He t... Read more

The 14th Amendment, Marriage, and Sexual Identity

Airs at: Mon, 11/17/2008 at 4:00pm
 Joe Uris hosts. The 14th amendment requires states to provide equal protection under the law to all persons. Does that include marriage? Gay marriage? What is marriage? What should the rules be? What are the rights of conservatives? Call in with your opinion.   Read more

Rallies for Gay Marriage in 300+ US cities Sat 11/15

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in rallies around the country! And a huge thank you to all of our straight-allies who are now stepping forward in solidarity with us! What can YOU DO today to make a difference? Talk to your neighbors, talk to your family, talk to your... Read more

Sat 11/15 National Rally against Prop 8 - Oregon details

Message from the Democratic Party of Oregon, LGBTQ caucus: November 4th election night has come and passed.  As Democrats, as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Oregonians and Americans we have much to celebrate. We elected the first African-American President of the United... Read more