A series of major mistakes by state agencies has shaken confidence in government and shown the need for skilled leadership
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Diehl, the Republican nominee for House District 17, explains why he is running, the recent crises that have plagued the Canyon, and what issues he…
PLUS: The Independent Party of Oregon makes its endorsements; top civic leaders leaving their jobs; signs of progress and hope; guest essays worth…
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Vadim Mozyrsky and Tim Nesbitt are this week's guest contributors. PLUS, the newsletter's August hiatus and the search for our next editor!
Vadim Mozyrsky believes that Portland's government needs reform but is reportedly launching a new PAC in opposition to the Charter Commission's…
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Nesbitt, who served as Governor Kulongoski's chief of staff, explains the recent political history of Oregon's pension system for public employees and…
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PLUS: A swing-seat Democratic legislator resigns; inside Oregon's severe (and worsening) water crisis; Bentz votes for same-sex marriage; Wheeler…
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Guest essays from Senator Sara Gelser Blouin and Representative Rachel Prusak. PLUS, Mark Hass's essay, Portland's Youth Conservation Crew, and solar…
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Senator Gelser Blouin, who has championed the rights of students with disabilities for years, says recent reports show daily moral catastrophe in our…
Oregon's legislature is not as representative or effective as it could be. Prusak says the reason she decided not to run for re-election, an unlivable…
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PLUS: VP Kamala Harris' husband comes to Oregon; Oregon's new federal judge; Senate GOP Leader hires a familiar face (and name); the possible end of the…
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Guest contributors Nancy Haque (Basic Rights Oregon), Mayor Mark Gamba (Democratic Nominee, House District 41), and columnist Gary Conkling. PLUS…