Planned Parenthood Blasts Monica Wehby's Anti-Abortion Guest


Dr. Monica Wehby, a moderate Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, is catching ire for inviting an anti-abortion Senator to speak at her Oregon fundraising events.Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon demanded today that Wehby "sever ties" with U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma), who has said "abortionists" should be sentenced to death. "Monica Wehby should sever ties with Senator Coburn immediately ...   More
Thursday, March 13, 2014 AARON MESH

Murmurs: We Could Charge County Officials to Use the Loo.

When voters approved a new taxing district for the Multnomah County Library last fall, they also crunched the City of Portland’s budget. That’s because the new taxing district squeezed out $10 m   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Planned Parenthood Names a New CEO

stacy james

After a lengthy search Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette finally found a new CEO and President, the nonprofit announced today.The board tapped Stacy James, the CEO and President of Planned Parenthood of Montana.James, who will start June 1, edged out former state Rep. Mary Nolan (D-Portland), who lost a City Council race this November against incumbent City Commissioner Amanda Fritz. James, ...   More
Monday, February 18, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Mary Nolan is a Candidate for Planned Parenthood Director Gig


Former Portland City Council candidate and soon-to-be ex Rep. Mary Nolan is a candidate for the top job at Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette.The nonprofit confirmed to WW this afternoon that Nolan, who lost a bid to unseat incumbent City Commissioner Amanda Fritz in November, is a candidate for the CEO position. She would replace David Greenberg, who left his $196,000 a-year-post earlier ...   More
Friday, December 28, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Planned Parenthood Will Choose Leader Tonight

Critics question former Qwest Oregon CEO's credentials


Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette is expected to choose its new CEO at a board meeting tonight. Earlier this year, after contentious contract negotiations with the Service Employees International Union, the non-profit's CEO, David Greenberg left his $196,000 a-year-post. As WW reported earlier this week, one of two finalists to replace Greenberg is Judy Peppler, who was until 2011 the CEO ...   More
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Planned Parenthood Finalists Include Familiar Name

Former Qwest boss Judy Peppler is in the running


Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette has been searching for a new CEO for several months, ever since conflict over a new contract with the Service Employees International Union led to the departure of former CEO David Greenberg from his $196,000-a-year post.WW has learned that the search is down to two finalists—an internal candidate from a Planned Parenthood chapter in Florida, and a name ...   More
Friday, November 9, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Mr. Smith Runs From Salem

Jefferson Smith wants to be a “progressive” mayor. His legislative record isn’t helping.

News Stories
Gunshots were fired at least 11 times in the last two months in the outer-eastside neighborhoods currently represented by state...   More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS , AARON MESH

Murmurs: Earl the Tariff Cutter

Unexpected pickets at Planned Parenthood.

A federal grand jury in San Diego last week indicted Yonas Fikre and two others for attempting to conceal the transfer of $75,000 from the United States to the United Arab Emirates in 2010. Fikre is t   More
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Hotseat: Cecile Richards

Planned Parenthood’s president on Congress, the HPV vaccine and why men use her group’s clinics.

Q & A
When WW compares Oregon and Texas, Cecile Richards gets a little defensive. “Why does everybody always pick on Texas?”   More
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 PATRICIA SAUTHOFF

Planned Parenthood Rally Tonight


Volunteers and supporters of Planned Parenthood will rally tonight (Feb. 21), from 5 pm-6pm at the organization's Columbia/Willamette's Regional Center (3727 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.), to protest the U.S. House of Representatives vote last Friday that would prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal funds.Among the casualties of that vote would be federal funding for birth control, ...   More
Monday, February 21, 2011 TIFFANY STUBBERT


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