Legislation

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Voices from the Edge on 05/20/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structural barriers tha... Read more

Race and Recession

  The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structur... Read more

Wolves are removed from the endangered species list

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Normal 0 Last week the federal government removed endangered species protections for wolves in the Northern Rockies. While Oregon still protects the wolves through statewide protections, states like Idaho and Montana are eager to eradicate the wolf populations now t... Read more

Portland Mural Reform

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  After 11 years of restricting murals, Portland is considering lifting the restriction to encourage mural artists.   KBOO's Peter Shoaf Reports   Read more

Kulongoski - May 15, 2009

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News

Law Professor Ben Davis on holding the Bush Administration accountable for their actions

Airs at: Tue, 05/12/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
 Hosted by Barbara Bernstein The Bush Administration is now history but their criminal acts live on. How do we as a nation hold these characters accountable for the many apparent crimes they committed during the past 8 years. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with Be... Read more

TARP Oversight Bill passes Oregon state House of Representatives

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Oregon state House of Representatives has passed a bill requiring greater oversight of so-called TARP funding in Oregon. The US Congress passed the TARP, or Troubled Asset Relief Program, in the last days of the Bush administration, providing over seven hundred billion ... Read more

Rooney Bill passes through the Oregon House

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Rooney Bill, passed Friday by the Oregon House and now moving along in the Senate, will require universities in the state to use affirmative action laws when hiring new sports coaches. Previously, schools were allowed to violate state affirmative action laws in order to... Read more

Sit-Lie Ordincance extended

Airs at: Tue, 05/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Portland’s City Council voted today to extend the so-called sit-lie ordinance.  This measure makes it illegal to sit or lie down on a public sidewalk in downtown Portland. It was set to expire in June, but the City Council has extended the ordinance until October. Homeless ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/06/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President ... Read more