It's easy to understand the general motivations of those who support Measure 91, the marijuana legalization initiative on the November ballot: consumers, entrepreneurs and libertarians.
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Dennis Richardson, the GOP candidate for governor, has a new ad out and it's aimed at the group that loves incumbent Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber the most—women voters. Polling shows that Kitzhaber's strongest support comes from well educated women, and particularly, young women. The new ad produced by state Rep. Richardson (R-Central Point) is short—just 15 seconds�...
Opponents to Measure 92, the November ballot initiative that would require labeling of genetically-modified foods, have begun funding what is likely to be a multi-million dollar campaign.
Filings with the Oregon secretary of state today show the No on 92 campaign raised $150,000 from the Grocery Manufacturers Association, $82,000 from Monsanto and $58,150 from Dupont Pi...More
A former regular at Club Sesso says the sex club’s manager spoke of a special relationship with the fire bureau.
The city of Portland’s investigation of a high-ranking officer at Portland Fire & Rescue who allegedly protected a downtown sex club from being cited for code violations may now expand into a
The Washington Post today reported a statistic that will may cause some disbelief in the Beaver State: based on the rate of convictions of public employees, Oregon is the least corrupt state in the union.</...More
Gov. John Kitzhaber has not had much luck with SAIF Corp., the state-owned workers compensation insurer. He's now seeking to remake SAIF's top decision making body, nominating three new members to the five-member board.
When Kitzhaber was governor from 1995 to 2003, SAIF sunk under the weight of scandal, including a high-profile investigation into its hiring of former Gov. <...
As expected, Attorney General Ellen Roseblum today filed a lawsuit against Oracle Corp, in Marion County court, related to the failure of Cover Oregon."Today's lawsuit clearly explains how egregiously Oracle has disserved Oregonians and our state agencies," said Attorney General Rosenblum in a statement. "Over the course of our investigation, it became abundantly clear that Or...
As WWreported yesterday, the city's Bureau of Human Resources is investigating the actions of Assistant Fire Marshal Doug Jones, who told the manager of a downtown sex club that he could ignore the fire marshal's denial of a special events permit. WW obtained a transcript of a telephone...