Here’s what you need to know about the competing approaches to legalizing gay marriage.
A lawsuit was not part of the plan.
In the national
strategy to legalize same-sex marriage, liberal Oregon had been
earmarked as a state that could be counted on to overturn a
The state may evict more homeless than the city but lacks a strategy to offer help.
On Oct. 3, the Oregon Department of Transportation invited
news media to watch as it removed “trespassers” camping on a stretch of
its land between Johnson Creek and Interstate 205.
Process servers can’t find the Oregon Tea Party founder, who’s more than three years behind on mortgage payments.
Few Oregonians have cheered the congressional budget
impasse and federal government shutdown more loudly than John Kuzmanich,
founder and chairman of the Oregon Tea Party.
Since the Tea Party
Oregon officials say in court they don’t need lawmakers’ approval to keep spending on the CRC.
Ever since he pronounced the Columbia River Crossing dead,
Gov. John Kitzhaber has been trying to claw his way back from the fatal
diagnosis he gave his pet transportation project.
Educating Oregonians about the state’s new health
insurance exchange, Cover Oregon, is a daunting proposition—and more
than twice as expensive as originally reported.
Cover Oregon is t
Metro’s $1.4 million study yields another committee.
When Tom Hughes took over as Metro president three years
ago, he promised to put the regional government to work creating jobs
for the Portland area.
To be sure, Hughes
has pushed major constr
Members take a hit at a former NFL star’s troubled athletic clubs.
For 14 seasons in the National Football League, Sam Adams
ran roughshod over opposing blockers. The onetime Seattle Seahawks
defensive tackle went to the Pro Bowl three times, thanks to his skill
Jefferson Smith returns progressive talk radio to Portland’s airwaves.
Jefferson Smith wants to make news again—not as the focus of the media machine but as part of it.
Smith, the former
candidate for Portland mayor, has engineered a broadcast-radio deal to
The CRC will gouge Oregon drivers more than previously disclosed.
Gov. John Kitzhaber is fresh from a successful special
legislative session, where he pushed through reforms to the state’s
public pension system and raised taxes to add $200 million in school