Mar 13, 2013
Kitzhaber wants "unlikely bedfellows" to work with him on tax reform
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he's engaging two of the state's top political strategists -- one a Democrat and one a Republican -- to help come up with a tax reform plan he could someday take to voters.
Thu Jan 03, 2013
Brendan Monaghan: Wishes and hopes for Oregon's political leaders in 2013
After surviving the end of the world, a Wile E. Coyote-like dive off the fiscal cliff and another disappointing collapse by the Oregon State Beavers, the time has come for the fleeting ritual of New Year's resolutions.
Tue Dec 11, 2012
The Courier Mailer
A year of promise unravels at polls and within party ranks for Washington County Republicans
By Jayne Carroll Washington County Republican politics are in disarray. Oregon's fastest growing area, where Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Dudley did so well in 2010, was hoped to be the epicenter of the rebuilding of the state party this year.. Democrat Congressman David Wu was forced out of office in July 2011 in disgrace.
Thu Nov 15, 2012
Take that winding road toward reform of PERS
Local government, public education and state agency budgets are stretched thin, and everyone realizes that one solution involves reform of Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System.
Tue Nov 13, 2012
Planned Parenthood Will Choose Leader Tonight
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette is expected to choose its new CEO at a board meeting tonight.