Washington's gubernatorial candidates agreed Tuesday night that increasing taxes isn't something they would do as governor, and said during their final debate that more money needs to go to public schools and universities but sparred over a proposed tax plan to equalize the way Washington homeowners pay for public schools.
Since 2008, Democratic and Republican registration has fallen, while the ranks of Independent and unaffiliated voters have swelled.
Woolf was named temporary controller in July, with the expectation that 73-year-old Donna Jones, a Republican, would return to her job.
Justin Martin with "It's Still a Bad Idea" campaign and Rick Metsger, spokesman for the "Yes on 82 & 83" campaign, join KATU's Steve Dunn Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 to discuss whether voters want a nontribal casino in the Portland Metro area.
Former state Rep. Betsy Close has been appointed to replace a retiring senator.
A legislative panel voted Thursday to send the full Legislature a bill allowing some Oregon universities to create their own governing boards and increase their independence from the statewide university system.
Advocates who want to legalize marijuana in Oregon have raised almost no money for their effort and have less than $2,000 in the bank, campaign finance records show.
KATU's political reporter, Patrick Preston, attempted to hash out the campaign cash controversy that has erupted between the two candidates running for Oregon's secretary of state during "Your Voice, Your Vote" Sunday.
The Republican candidate for Oregon secretary of state is calling for voluntary restrictions on campaign spending in future years. But he's rejecting an offer by his opponent to impose them now.
Ann Romney will speak for her husband next Thursday at the Spur Wing County Club in Meridian. The general reception for the private dinner starts at 6 p.m.
Gov. John Kitzhaber, Chief Education Officer Rudy Crew and, more fascinatingly for the youngsters, a bevy of television cameramen greeted the children Wednesday on their first day of school.
Dr. Rudy Crew, Oregon's first chief education officer joins KATU's political reporter Patrick Preston Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 on "Your Voice, Your Vote."
National Grange officials said last week they own the trademark on the word "grange."
The chair of Oregon's Republican Party, Allen Alley, says Paul Ryan will hold a fundraiser Monday, Sept. 10.
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