Alina Harway

SHARE:

Hollywood takes note

We don't typically post entertainment/gossipy-type news, but this bit of news from Hollywood seemed noteworthy:

It looks like the most popular elementary school teacher on network television,..

SHARE:

Ballot Measure Round-up: What you'll be voting on in November

The Secretary of State's office concluded the initiative petition verification process on Friday, with a total of seven ballot measures qualifying for the November ballot.

So here's what you'll be voting on this fall:

Ban on Real Estate Transfer Fees (Measure 79)

SHARE:

The Bright Side of Life

Let’s face it, the news today can be downright depressing. It’s important to remember that things aren’t all bad — in fact, there are some really great things happening around us all the time. Introducing, The Bright Side of Life!

Happy Friday, folks! Here are a few stories that brightened things up around the OO office this week:

SHARE:

How a Bill Becomes a Law -- ALEC-style

I'm sure we all remember School House Rock's production of How a Bill Becomes a Law. It was cute, catchy, and an easy way for government teachers to keep students engaged.

But times have changed. So here's Mark Fiore, Putlizer-prize winning cartoonist, with an updated version of the lesson; here's How a Bill Becomes a Law -- ALEC-style:

SHARE:

What do voters want?

Pew Research Center conducted a national survey this month and discovered that the public overwhelmingly supports raising taxes in order to help our economy and make the tax system more fair.

Check it out:

SHARE:

The Bright Side of Life!

Let’s face it, the news today can be downright depressing. It’s important to remember that things aren’t all bad — in fact, there are some really great things happening around us all the time. Introducing, The Bright Side of Life!

Happy Friday, folks! What a busy week! We've got just the one link to share today -- but it's a good one!

SHARE:

How to spend $3.4 billion

Let's talk about the figure $3.4 billion. Why 3.4 billion? It's no magical number. It's also not how many beans are in the jar, or how much Mitt Romney spent on car elevators last year, or how many pecks of peppers Peter Piper picked.

It is, instead, a very real example of what we like to call "spending priorities."

SHARE:

The Bright Side of Life

Let’s face it, the news today can be downright depressing. It’s important to remember that things aren’t all bad — in fact, there are some really great things happening around us all the time. Introducing, The Bright Side of Life!

Happy Friday, folks! Here are a few stories that brightened things up around the OO office this week:

SHARE:

The Bright Side of Life!

Let’s face it, the news today can be downright depressing. It’s important to remember that things aren’t all bad — in fact, there are some really great things happening around us all the time. Introducing, The Bright Side of Life!

Happy Friday, folks! Here are a few stories that brightened things up around the OO office this week:

SHARE:

What the Affordable Care Act means to Oregonians

Over the past week since the Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act will stand, we've been running reactions and responses from Oregonians about what the policy means to them.

From a diverse group of people with diverse interests, lifestyles, and priorities, there was at least one common sentiment: The Affordable Care Act improves our lives.

These stories include:

Syndicate content