Gov. John Kitzhaber’s “Cool Schools” plan flopped. So why is he trying to microwave it for his re-election campaign?
Four years ago, John Kitzhaber needed
something—anything—to convince voters he had a plan to create jobs in
Oregon, then emerging from a recession that had left as many as one in
State Rep. Dennis Richardson (R-Central Point) today reported a $200,000 in-kind contribution from Seneca Sustainable Energy, a Eugene-based operator of a cogeneration plant that burns wood waste. That donation dwarfs all previous contributions the Republican gubernatorial candidate has reported.R...
Sen. Alan Olsen offers lobbyists disounted clothing while seeking campaign contributions
State Sen. Alan Olsen (R-Canby) is holding a "ladies of the lobby" campaign fundraising event tonight that could violate state ethics and elections law.
Olsen's event will be held at his wife Juanita's Canby boutique, Especially for You.
Here's the invitation:
Cover Oregon is beginning to resemble a soccer ball.
After Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) on Friday vowed to introduced legislation abolishing the scandal-plagued public corporation formed to establish a health insurance exchang...
Oregon's most senior lawmaker, Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem), who first won election to the Legislature in 1980, usually gets what he wants, especially with Democrats in control of both legislative chambers and the governor's office.
Today, Courtney said he wants Cover Oregon, the state's scandal-plagued health insurance exchange, to disappear, and he will introduce legislat...
A British citizen who allegedly tried to establish a terrorist training camp in the Klamath County town of Bly in 1999 is heading back to the U.S. to face criminal charges, CNN reports today:
Haroon Rashid Aswat is wanted in a case dating back to 1999. Aswat, a British national, was...
Big donors are piling cash into the campaign to support Measure 90, the November ballot measure that would end Oregon's partisan primary system.
Filings with the elections division show new contributions from Associated Oregon Industries ($50,000), Portland insurer The Standard ($25,000), Portland property magnate Greg Goodman ($15,000) and Harsch Investment G...More
City Commissioner Steve Novick is not much accustomed to the slings and arrows of a skeptical public or press.
He's taken heat from both for the proposed new transportation funding measure he and Mayor Charlie Hales have pursued this year.
But this week, Novick will finalize More
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.
As WW has reported, More