Elections

Local, state and national election coverage on KBOO community radio

2014 Ballot Measures Address Marriage Equality

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014
In the fall of 2014 Oregonians will vote on two initiatives about the issue of marriage equality:
Ballot Measure 8 would overturn a previous measure and allow people to marry as they choose.
Ballot Measure 52 would allow businesses and individuals to discriminate against same sex couples.
In 2004, Oregonians passed Ballot Measure 36, which defined marriage as between one man and one woman.
KBOO’s Joe Meyer spoke with both backers for both 2014 initiatives and filed this report. 3:44 minutes (1.71 MB)

Tim Carr Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014
Tim Carr is a Republican who is running against incumbent Governor John Kitzhaber.  He talked with Don Merrill about Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System, the Columbia River Crossing, same sex marriage and why he thinks a gubenatorial candidate can only win if they win the hearts and minds of Portlanders.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all candidates for the 2014 election to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:59 minutes (27.45 MB)

Betsy Close Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Fri, 02/28/2014
Betsy Close is a Republican running for re-election in the Oregon Senate.  She talked with Don Merrill about equal pay for Oregon's women, funding for Oregon's schools and Cover Oregon among many topics.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon candidates for the 2014 election to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:22 minutes (26.88 MB)

Flashpoints on 02/28/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 02/27/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 02/27/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

KBOO Youth Collective: Interview with Democracy Cup

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 02/26/2014
S INCE 2008 Oregonians have had the opportunity to preregister to vote at age 17.
The sooner young people become engaged as voters, the more likely they are
to vote the rest of their lives, not to mention become active and engaged
members of their community.

Democracy Cup brings civics straight into junior and senior classrooms,
lunch-hours, and school wide assemblies in order to meet young Oregonians where they are and get them set on the course to being lifelong citizen leaders.

Interview by Laurel, KBOO Youth Collective. 6:24 minutes (5.85 MB)

Flashpoints on 02/26/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 02/26/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Tonalli on 02/25/14

Program: 
Tonalli
Air date: 
Tue, 02/25/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.
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