Housing/Homelessness

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Emails obtained by Street Roots show local businesses ask city officials for sweeps - and get them

Airs at: Wed, 03/30/2022 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  A new report by Street Roots finds local business owners use their access to city officials to request sweeps of houseless camps - and they get them.  Street Roots has taken on two new ambitious reporting projects focused on housing, examining instability, displacement, ... Read more

Rob Nosse Interview

Produced for Between Us
Rob Nosse is a democrat running for Oregon House District 42.  Sam Bouman talked with him about redistricting challenges he's facing, how he'll address the homeless crisis in his district in light of the limitations of Measure 110, the intiatives he's push related to Medica... Read more

Tammy Carpenter Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tammy Carpenter is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House in District 27.  She talked with Sam Bouman about how corporate money helps her opponent will outspend her by ten times, what she will do to bring down the cost of prescription drugs and why a "just" transiti... Read more

Jonathan Chenjeri Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jonathan Chenjeri is a candidate for Oregon's House District 56.  He talked with Sam Bouman about what being a "Self Described Socialist" actually means, the importance of labor rights for workers and why rural areas in Oregon are, he feels, treated like exploited Third Wor... Read more

Cody Reynolds Interview

Produced for Between Us
Cody Reynolds is a democratic candidate for Oregon's 6th Congressional District.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how the self-actualization of people is his highest goals, why his qualifications as a soldier and citizen are more than enough to qualify him to run for office... Read more

Laurel Roses Interview

Produced for Between Us
Laurel Roses is a republican running for Oregon's 5th US House seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about why productive, undocumented workers shouldn't necessarily have to go to the back of the line, how Oregon's GOP may be less of a solution and more of the problem for Oreg... Read more

Robert Husseman Interview

Produced for Between Us
Robert Husseman is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House seat in the 21st District.  He talked with Don Merrill about why a cash for clunkers program he'll propose could possibly be scaled up from electric bikes to include electric cars, why he as a former journali... Read more

Buscando America on 03/22/22

Airs at: Tue, 03/22/2022 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa escucharás Sangre Violeta, una charla sobre violencia intrafeminista con la escritora y perfomancera Diana Junyent. También escucharás a Guillermo Gomez-Peña artista del performance, escritor y activista contra todas las fronteras durante su visita al Po... Read more

Nick Hess Interview

Produced for Between Us
Nick Hess is a republican candidate for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why Oregon leadership doesn't get technology but needs to, why city run programs are bloated, expensive and ineffective in dealing with the homeless problem and why, as a businessman,... Read more

Farrah Chaichi Interview

Produced for Between Us
Farrah Chaichi is a democrat running for the Oregon House in the 35th District.  She talked with Don Merrill about how training in political science and criminal justice lead to social activism, why the housing market is difficult even for someone like her who is plugged in... Read more