Legislation

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Sports, Athletics and Transgender Rights

Airs at: Tue, 10/19/2021 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on KBOO Community Radio on Tuesday, October 19th as we talk with Thee Santos of the Center for American Progress to talk about sports, athletics and transgender rights.  Thee Santos is Special Assistant to the LGBTQ Research and Communicatio... Read more

Build Back Better

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Kirin Kennedy, the Deputy Director of Legislative and Administrative Advocacy at the Sierra Club. Bill and Kirin discuss Biden’s early environmental initiatives and budget proposals, including the $3.5 Trillion Build Back Better bill. Immediately fo... Read more

Beaver Field Trip Along the North Fork Burnt River

Airs at: Mon, 08/23/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program was originally broadcast on July 19, 2021 Back in March we talked with Suzanne Fouty, a hydrologist who worked for Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in eastern Oregon as a water resource and soils specialist. One of her specialties is beaver and at that time s... Read more

People, Place, and Health

Airs at: Wed, 07/21/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century of Lies, host Doug McVay is joined by Brandon Marshall, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Brown University School of Public Health and founding director of the People, Place & Health Collective, to discuss harm reduction, recovery, c... Read more

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Draft legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level is being circulated on Capitol Hill. Democratic leaders in the Senate announced the bill at a news conference July 14. To learn more, KBOO News reporter Doug McVay spoke with marijuana policy expert Shaleen Title... Read more

New law puts Oregon on track for fastest clean energy transition in United States

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  At the end of the 2021 Oregon Legislative session, the state is now on track for the fastest transition to clean energy in the U.S., on par with New York. The change come from a suite of three bills backed by the Clean Energy Opportunity. The bills address a variety of i... Read more

Buscando America on 07/13/21

Airs at: Tue, 07/13/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En CDMX y en este episodio escucharás sobre el trabajo de Plantón420 en torno a la legalización del Cannabis en México. Karina Malpica nos comparte sus saberes nutricionales y medicinales sobre el Cannabis Crudo. Escucha un reporte de Pueblo Sin Fronteras desde Washington D... Read more

A Bold Move To Save Lives

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On July 7, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee signed legislation that authorizes a two-year pilot program to prevent drug overdose deaths through the establishment of harm reduction centers. According to a news release from the Rhode Island General Assembly, The law quote “aut... Read more

Oregon Senate Bill 755 expands on drug decriminalization, protection and treatment options

Airs at: Thu, 07/08/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  A new Oregon law expands protections and treatment options for Oregonians living with drug addiction. Senate Bill 755 goes further to enforce Measure 110, which decriminalized drug possession in the state. Tera Hurst works with the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, a gro... Read more

Beaver Field Trip Along the North Fork Burnt River

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A couple months ago we talked with Suzanne Fouty, a hydrologist who worked for Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in eastern Oregon as a water resource and soils specialist. One of her specialties is beaver and at that time she was working with a group trying to get legislatio... Read more