Legislation

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H. Thomas Ander Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tom Andersen is a staunch progressive with a long history of activism that stretches, Blue Bloods style, back to the family dinner table.  He talks with Don Merrill about how his social justice leanings will guide his role as a legislator, how he and his wife worked hard to... Read more

Bud Pierce Interview

Produced for Between Us
Bud Pierce is a practicing oncologist with aspirations to be Oregon's next governor.  He spoke with Don Merrill about how legalized drugs may not necessarily improve one's life, why having a productive life starts with having something to do that matters, and the controvers... Read more

Jason Beebe Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jason Beebe is a Prineville Oregon's conservative mayor who is running against Ron Wyden for the US Senate.  He talked with Don Merrill about the need to enforce the immigration laws already in place, the personal reasons why he believes in the right to life movement and wh... Read more

Michael Trimble Interview

Produced for Between Us
Michael Trimble is a bike enthusiast and candidate for Oregon governor who, because of being born in Russia around the time of Chernobyl, has no arms.  But according to him, that has made him someone who is not afraid to fight what what's important.  Mr. Trimble talks with ... Read more

"That Vegan Show" - Interview with The Opossum`s Pouch Sanctuary, Rescue, and Rehabilitation

Airs at: Fri, 02/25/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
The Opossum`s Pouch Sanctuary, Rescue, and Rehabilitation is a non-profit organization created in South Carolina (USA) but networks to save opossums in any location. They give help and advice for any orphaned, misplaced or injured opossums anywhere in the United States, Can... Read more

Peter Hall Interview

Produced for Between Us
Peter Hall is no stranger to Oregon politics.  He ran for House District 60 in 2006.  In 2014, Don Merrill interviewed him as he ran again.  In the meantime, he's become a City Council for the community of Haines and has joined the Oregon League of Cities.  Now, he's runnin... Read more

Transforming Justice 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/21/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Julianne Jackson and Talia Gad with Partnership for Safety and Justice.  PSJ is a member of The Transforming Justice Coalition along with Oregonians impacted by violence and the criminal justice system. The Coalition introduced SB1510, the Transformi... Read more

Patrick Starnes Interview

Produced for Between Us
Patrick Starnes is a democratic candidate for Oregon governor in 2022.  He talked with Sam Bouman about his support for campaign finance legislation, balancing timber resources against the needs of timber communities and how he would repurpose Oregon's Kicker Fund to pay fo... Read more

OJRC Legislative Agenda 2022

Airs at: Tue, 02/08/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
KBOO host Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, policy director with Oregon Justice Resource Center, about the 2022 Oregon legislative short session. Three bills that were unsuccessful in the 2021 session have been re-introduced this year by OJRC. Zach explains each bill an... Read more

Measure 110: One Year On

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline, Measure 110 one year on: a conversation with Tera Hurst, Executive Director of Oregon’s Health Justice Recovery Alliance. Read more