Tag Archives: Think Out Loud

Interview With Kate Brown – OPB’s Think Out Loud

State Library Ed. Note: We are including the following political content since all 3 candidates will be interviewed. This week, we have held one-on-one interviews with each of the three major party candidates for governor to hear how each of them would approach the major issues facing Oregon right now. We heard from Republican Knute […]
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Klamath County Health Award | Project 75 | Patrick Starnes – OPB’s Think Out Loud

State Library Ed. Note: We are including the following political content since all 3 candidates will be interviewed. Klamath County is one of four communities in the country to receive the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s “Culture of Health” prize for efforts to improve public health. We talk with Jennifer Little, co-chair of the Healthy Klamath Initiative, who is […]
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Wildfire Reporting – OPB’s Think Out Loud

We’ve been dealing with wildfires wrong. OPB’s EarthFix has a new series that explores why we keep mishandling fires and the consequences of doing so. EarthFix editor David Steves and investigative and data reporter Tony Schick tell us more.. Source: Wildfire Reporting | Self-Experimentation | Carolyn Long . Radio | OPB

Knute Buehler – OPB’s Think Out Loud

State Library Ed. Note: We are including this content since all 3 candidates will be interviewed. This week, we have one-on-one interviews with each of the three major party candidates for Governor to hear how each of them would approach the major issues facing Oregon right now. We start with Republican state representative Knute Buehler. […]
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Housing Bond Measure – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Voters in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties will be asked whether to approve a bond package worth about $650 million to help build affordable housing. If Measure 26-199 is approved, the typical homeowner will pay about $60 more a year, and the bond measure could build as many as 3,900 new homes. We hear arguments […]
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Homeless ID Pilot Program – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Portland Police are working with Cascadia Behavioral Health and the Department of Motor Vehicles on a pilot program to give homeless people IDs. The IDs can help homeless people access services and housing. Sgt. Shaun Sahli launched the program. Source: Homeless ID Pilot Program | Alice Tallmadge’s New Memoir . Radio | OPB

Sanctuary State Ballot Measure – OPB’s Think Out Loud

This November, Oregon voters will weigh in a ballot measure that would repeal the state’s 31-year-old sanctuary law, which prohibits state and local law enforcement from investigating or apprehending people whose only violation is that they’re in violation of federal immigration law. We’ll hear arguments for and against Measure 105. Source: News Roundtable | Sanctuary […]
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Indigenous Nations Studies | Student Dress Code| Oregon Teachers’ Salaries | Hospital Safety – OPB’s Think Out Loud

Portland State University will offer a bachelor’s degree in Indigenous Nations and Native American studies this year. It’s the first of its kind in Oregon. Portland Public Schools’ dress code is being adopted by schools around the country in a push to make dress codes more fair for girls and marginalized students A report released this week from a progressive think […]
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Vote-By-Mail History – OPB’s Think Out Loud

This November marks the 20th year since voters passed Oregon’s groundbreaking vote-by-mail law. Former secretary of state Phil Keisling tells us about the little-known history of the law, the organization he recently created to encourage other states to adopt vote-by-mail, and other proposed changes to the structure of voting — like same-day-registration and pre-paid postage […]
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Innocence Project | Josephine County | Life Expectancy | Smoke Summit – OPB’s Think Out Loud

A Redmond man who served over a year in prison for child sex abuse was released earlier this week after the Oregon Innocence Project helped find evidence to overturn his conviction. Five months after Josephine County sued the state of Oregon over state marijuana laws, a judge has found that the county has no standing to sue the state. […]
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