OPB | Feb. 26, 2017
For activists and politicians pushing for changes in Portland's housing policy, the Titan Manor has become shorthand for the thousands of poor families displaced by mass no-fault evictions. But late last week, the situation for residents changed.
Hundreds of tenants and renters' rights advocates gathered outside the Normandy Apartment building in Northeast Portland Saturday to protest a rent increase slated to go into effect on April 1.
Politics | Environment | Land use | local | NewsOPB | Feb. 25, 2017 3:49 p.m. | Portland
The newly elected Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson gave his first political speech to a Republican group since taking office — and he targeted Democratic Gov. Kate Brown.
Faith leaders and immigration groups came together in Portland Friday to oppose expanded deportations by the Trump administration. A growing number are offering sanctuary.
Environment | Energy | Water | PoliticsKUOW | Feb. 24, 2017 1 p.m. | Seattle
Billionaire Wilbur Ross is President Trump's nominee for secretary of commerce, which oversees ocean policies. Ross also owns oil tankers, which has critics worried about a conflict of interest.
Oregon lawmakers are considering a measure that would make it illegal to check your social media feeds while you're behind the wheel.
Members of the Oregon House are considering a proposal to ban the long-accepted practice of allowing members to introduce bills anonymously.
Oregon lawmakers are considering a measure that would give hourly employees more certainty in their work schedules.