Legislation

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Measure 110 - A conversation with Andy Ko of the Partnership for Safety & Justice

Airs at: Thu, 08/20/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Measure 110, an initiative to decriminalize drug possession and provide accessible drug treatment, was recently added to the November ballot in Oregon. Oregon ranks nearly last in accessibility to basic drug treatment, and current drug laws can make what should be consid... Read more

Barbara Fontaine Interview

Produced for Between Us
Barbara Fontaine is a democrat running for Oregon's House District 55 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the environment is a primary concern, how gun legislation has not moved off her plate of agenda items and the effect African Americans and other marginalized c... Read more

Clackamas County Children's Safety Levy would raise funds for non-profits addressing child welfare

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "We can actually be a stronger additional layer in that safety net. If a child isn't going to be in school and a teacher won't notice those bruises, there are actually community organizations that still have a good likelihood that they will see that kid and be able to in... Read more

Hugh Palcic Interview

Produced for Between Us
Hugh Palcic is a democrat running for the Senate district 28.  He talks with Don Merrill about how he thinks the non affiliated voters will be important to help him win what has historically been a Republican seat,  why he says the five counties his district covers are "adr... Read more

IPR Director Ross Caldwell

Airs at: Fri, 07/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Portland’s primary police oversight system is overseen by the City Auditor’s Independent Police Review Division (IPR). IPR was founded in 2001 after a citizen-led initiative to overhaul the twenty-year old system then in place. Since then, it has both been touted as one ... Read more

Evening News on 07/08/20

Airs at: Wed, 07/08/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: The Portland metro area will remain in Phase I for the foreseeable future; Fred Meyer isn't requiring shoppers to wear masks indoors; And in national news, the supreme court has made it more difficult for women to obtain access ... Read more

Evening News on 07/01/20

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: In direct violation of a recent court order, Portland Police fired tear gas at protesters and arrested three journalists last night; COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Oregon and across the United States; And in international news,... Read more

Buscando America on 06/30/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/30/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta programa hablamos con Chris Chambers y Cristina Franco para conocer el trabajo de Casa Arcoiris, un albergue temporal para la comunidad LGBTQ+  para migrantes que están en tránsito por Tijuana.  Javier Sierra nos compartió buenas noticias en la corte para bloquea... Read more

Interview with Ibrahim Taher

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us this week on Prison Pipeline as we talk with Ibrahim Taher, Green Party candidate for US Senate about his positions on federal policy issues regarding incarceration and legislation as it applies to a wide range of justice issues including the relationship bet... Read more

Evening News on 06/24/20

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: MAX killer Jeremy Christian is sentenced to life imprisonment; The Oregon State Legislature convenes for a special legislative session; And in national news, three men have been indicted in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.   Read more