Lawmakers Hope to Establish "Tom McCall Day"

The annual commemoration would draw attention to the late Republican governor and his legacy as an environmentalist.

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Oregon is sending two new bronze figures to the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall to represent the state's history: women’s rights pioneer Abigail Scott Duniway and Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph. As news agencies reported last week, a nine-member state commission decided statues of Duniway and Joseph will replace two pre-statehood leaders, missionary Jason Lee and John McLoughlin, a Hudson’s Bay Co. ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 WW Staff

What Would Tom McCall Say Now About Californians Coming to Oregon?


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The late Tom McCall earned national notoriety when he was governor of Oregon in the 1970s by telling Californians and other non-Oregonians to visit, but don't stay. Well, here's a piece from the New York Times that asks whether Californians are to blame in part for Oregon's stratospheric unemployment rate of 12.4 percent. Too bad McCall isn't still around to have commented on the latest ...   More
 
Thursday, June 18, 2009 HANK STERN

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