Watch Live: Jeff Sessions Testifies About The Russia Investigation

OPB | June 13, 2017

Watch or listen live as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Study: Oregon 'Motor Voter' Program Boosted Turnout And Diversity Of Voters

OPB | June 7, 2017

A new study finds that Oregon's "motor voter" program helped increase voter participation and drove turnout among younger, minority, rural and low-income voters.

Oregon's Congressional Democrats Push For National Vote-By-Mail

OPB | May 25, 2017

Both of Oregon’s senators and four U.S. representatives announced the introduction of a bill Thursday that would require “every state to provide registered voters the opportunity to vote by mail."

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Oregon Voters Could See More Community Rights Measures Going Forward

OPB/EarthFix | May 17, 2017 2:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The concept of community rights stems from the idea that local communities should have say over corporate projects that could cause local harm. 

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Josephine County Passes Jail And Library Levies

Jefferson Public Radio | May 17, 2017 8:44 a.m.

After a long string of defeated property tax levies, voters in Josephine County finally found two they could support. A public safety levy and a levy to establish a public library district both passed by nearly identical 52 to 48 percent margins.

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Portland Voters Approve Greater Independence For City Auditor

OPB | May 16, 2017 7:21 p.m. | Portland

Portland voters decided to give their independently elected auditor more autonomy. 

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Coos County Voters Reject Measure Targeting LNG Facility

OPB | May 16, 2017 5:17 p.m.

Coos County voters rejected a measure Tuesday designed to prevent a liquefied natural gas plant from being built on the coast.

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Portland Public Schools Wins Record $790 Million Bond Measure

OPB | May 16, 2017 4:43 p.m. | Portland

Despite a plague of public relations troubles, the largest school bond in Oregon history has passed. The victory means Portland Public Schools can ramp up efforts to clean up health hazards and overhaul four big schools.

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Bend-La Pine's $268 Million School Bond Passes

OPB | May 16, 2017 11:12 a.m.

School district leaders say the money is needed for 159 projects that will take four years to complete. That includes a new elementary school and a new high school.

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With May Ballot Deadline Approaching, Oregonians Vote On Key Measures

OPB | May 13, 2017 3:42 p.m. | Portland

Tuesday, May 16 is the last day for Oregonians to consider a range of key measures on their local ballots.

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Measure Would Ban Aerial Pesticide Spraying In Lincoln County

KLCC | May 8, 2017 5 p.m.

Oregon voters in coastal Lincoln County are considering a ballot measure that would ban aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides.

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May Election Puts Portland Public Schools At A Crossroads

OPB | May 4, 2017 6:45 a.m. | Portland

Oregon's largest school district learns the fate of its construction plans and who its new leaders will be in the May election.

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Portland Public Schools Give Preview Of Remodeled Franklin High School

OPB | May 2, 2017 4:50 p.m. | Portland

Portland Public Schools gave a preview Tuesday of what its modernized schools look like. The tour came just before voters decide on a large bond later this month. 

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