Garrett Rosenthal is a Democrat running for House District seat 37. He talked with Don Merrill about how some of the revenue problems in timber counties might be related to taxpayer choice, why him being a policy wonk will serve his constituents and how his environmental experience can help the state navigate issues of endangered species, wetlands and natural resource protection. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views. A transcript of this interview will be posted shorlty.
28:43 minutes (26.29 MB)
Dennis Richardson is a Republican lawmaker in the Oregon legislature who wants to be Oregon's next Govenor. He talked with Don Merrill about why Cover Oregon needs to be scrapped, why trade with China is essential to Oregon's economy and why a baseball analogy best applies to the current govenor. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views. A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:50 minutes (27.31 MB)
Jerry Greenfield is one-half of the famous Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream. He was in Portland as part of Ben and Jerry's "Free Ice Cream Day", an event the company holds once a year to thank customers. He talked with Don Merrill about company subsidaries operating in Israeli settlements, the how the company has developed its whimsy corporate identity and why he and co-founder Ben Cohen believe there aren't enough controls on how money gets into politics.
27:51 minutes (25.5 MB)