PPS Chair Says He Won't Seek Re-election After Single Term

OPB | March 13, 2017

Tom Koehler announced his decision to leave after one term in a statement Monday.  

Vaccine Skeptics Take Their Fight To Oregon's Ballot Boxes

OPB | March 03, 2017

A series of seven vaccine initiatives have been filed with the Oregon elections division. But sponsors won’t talk to OPB about them.

Lawmaker Pushes Last-Minute Voter Registration In Oregon

OPB | March 01, 2017

An Oregon lawmaker wants voters to be able to register right up until one day before an election.

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No Voter Fraud In Oregon, Says Secretary Of State

OPB | Feb. 22, 2017 12:02 p.m. | Portland

Oregon's new secretary of state, Dennis Richardson, says vote-by-mail and Motor Voter help prevent fraud.

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Bend's City Council Picks Its Mayor, And Some Councilors Want To Change That

OPB | Feb. 8, 2017 9 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Bend has an unusual way of choosing a mayor. City councilors select their leader — not voters. But some councilors, unhappy with the system, want to change it.

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More Sign Up For Obamacare, But It's Unclear What They'll Do If The Law Is Repealed

OPB | Jan. 30, 2017 10:49 a.m. | Portland

Tuesday is the last day to enroll for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. And despite concerns it'll be replaced, more Oregonians have signed up this year than all previous years.

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Portland's Faith Community Condemns Trump's New Immigration Orders

OPB | Jan. 27, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Portland

Leaders from Portland’s churches, mosques and synagogues called Friday for a united front against President Trump’s new executive orders on immigration.

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Hundreds Gather In Portland To Protest DeVos Nomination For Education Secretary

OPB | Jan. 27, 2017 1:30 p.m. | Portland

A couple hundred people gathered in downtown Portland Friday to protest the nomination of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Education Secretary.

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Oregon Legislators Prepare For Repeal Of Affordable Care Act

OPB | Jan. 25, 2017 2:32 p.m. | Portland

A panel of Oregon’s top health care legislators outlined their plans Wednesday for the upcoming session.

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Trump's Decision To Withdraw From TPP Gets Pushback In Oregon

OPB | Jan. 23, 2017 12:13 p.m.

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the country from a massive trade agreement with countries around the Pacific Rim is getting some push back in Oregon.

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More Than 7,000 Participated In Eugene's Women's March

KLCC | Jan. 22, 2017 2:28 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

More than 7,000 people marched through the streets of Euegene Saturday, according to the Eugene Police. The portesters were rallying in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington.

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5 Things To Know About The Presidential Inauguration

OPB | Jan. 19, 2017 3:28 p.m.

Donald Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States on Friday. Here are five things to know about the inauguration, Northwest storylines and what happens next.

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Not Their President: Where Portland Anti-Trump Protesters Go From Here

OPB | Jan. 19, 2017 1:45 p.m. | Portland

As Donald Trump takes office, protesters who made national news in the fall will be back in Portland streets to loudly proclaim he is still "not their president."

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