Dennis Richardson is a Republican lawmaker in the Oregon legislature who wants to be Oregon's next Govenor. He talked with Don Merrill about why Cover Oregon needs to be scrapped, why trade with China is essential to Oregon's economy and why a baseball analogy best applies to the current govenor. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views. A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:50 minutes (27.31 MB)
Jerry Greenfield is one-half of the famous Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream. He was in Portland as part of Ben and Jerry's "Free Ice Cream Day", an event the company holds once a year to thank customers. He talked with Don Merrill about company subsidaries operating in Israeli settlements, the how the company has developed its whimsy corporate identity and why he and co-founder Ben Cohen believe there aren't enough controls on how money gets into politics.
27:51 minutes (25.5 MB)
Darren Karr is an Independent who is registered as a Republican and running for Oregon's Govenor. He talked with Don Merrill about how he's focusing on younger rather than older voters in his campaign, why Governor Kitzhaber and Dennis Richardson aren't necessarily shoe ins and how, in the interest of efficient spending, he would slash nearly half a dozen Oregon departments if he became to state's top executive. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views. A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
27:05 minutes (24.79 MB)