Government/Politics

Mark Gamba Interview

Produced for Between Us
Mark Gamba is a democrat who is running for the US House seat in the 5th District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why environmental responsibility is the key to bringing America back from its economic brink, how covid-19 is an excellent place to "reset" our culture, and ... Read more

Secretary of State candidate Jamie McLeod-Skinner on a different kind of campaign and maximizing the position

Airs at: Fri, 05/15/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Jamie McLeod-Skinner is a candidate in the Secretary of State Democratic primary. McLeod-Skinner rose to prominence in 2018, when she challenged Republican Representative Greg Walden in the race for Oregon's 2nd Congressional District. She lost, though she came closer th... Read more

Secretary of State candidate Mark Hass on ranked choice voting and the power of the audit division to address climate change

Airs at: Fri, 05/15/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Mark Hass is an Oregon State Senator from District 14 in Washington County. Before his career in public service, Hass worked as a journalist for many years. He is known for being a tax expert in the State Senate, and was the architect of the recent Student Success Act, w... Read more

Secretary of State candidate Shemia Fagan on combating voter misinformation and PAC naming controversy

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2020 at 5:30pm - Fri, 05/15/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Democratic primary for the May 19th election will feature three candidates for Secretary of State: Jamie McLeod-Skinner, Mark Hass and Shemia Fagan. Fagan is an Oregon native, growing up in Dufur and the Dalles. Currently she serves as a state senator representing Di... Read more

Oregon Secretary of State Candidate Interviews

Airs at: Fri, 05/15/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth

News Update for 5/15/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/15/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The Oregon Department of Corrections will close Oregon’s death row.  The Oregonian reported yesterday that the 27 men there will be moved to other housing in the prison system.  The move has been under consideration by prison officials since a reform group in 2016 recommend... Read more

Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge candidate Sonia Montalbano highlights crisis of confidence in the legal system

Airs at: Tue, 05/12/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Sonia Montalbano, a candidate for Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Position 12, has been a lawyer in Multnomah County for over 20 years, making a point to deal in many different types of caselaw.  Originally from New York, Montalbano was a first generation college st... Read more

Multnomah County District Attorney Candidate Ethan Knight on decriminalizing homelessness and just treatment for all

Airs at: Tue, 05/12/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Multnomah County District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting offenders who violate state law, while upholding a balanced and fair administration of justice. On May 19th, Multnomah County voters will decide the next District Attorney of the county. Ethan Knight ... Read more

News Update for 5/13/20

Airs at: Wed, 05/13/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
Twenty-five workers at Hood River Distillers, members of Teamsters Local 670, have gone on strike after their employer, during the COVID-19 pandemic, implemented a final offer that alters health insurance benefits and provides paltry wage increases. The union filed unfair ... Read more

Circuit Court Judge candidate Rima Ghandour on her candidacy and what to value in a judge election

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  For the election coming up on May 19th, there are five candidates, all vying to fill Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge, 4th District, Position 12. KBOO's Nat Moon sits down with candidate Rima Ghandour.  Ghandour has been a practicing attorney in both the public and p... Read more