Articles tagged with: Politics

16 February 2015

Kate Brown's first employers weigh-in

Posted in Politics

Salem, Ore.-- Secretary of State Kate Brown will be sworn in as Oregon's new governor on Wednesday. Albert Manashe, who refers to the Secretary of State by her first name, first hired Brown as a law ...

09 February 2015

"Oregonians for Public Integrity" want Gov. Kitzhaber out

Posted in Local

Salem, Ore.-- "Oregonians for Public Integrity," led by campaign staff members to Representative Dennis Richardson's failed gubernatorial campaign, is pushing to recall Oregon Governor John Kitzhab ...

06 February 2015

Medford City Council adopts styrofoam ban

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- Medford City Council has decided to adopt an ordinance banning Styrofoam. Sam Becker, an 18 year-old St. Mary's High School student, started the petition for the ban and gathered m ...

02 November 2014

Election drop box locations

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The midterm elections are on Tuesday.  Oregon voters have until 8pm on Tuesday to turn in their ballots to any of the 24 hour drop box locations, located nearest them. Election off ...

22 October 2014

Watch: Bates vs. Dotterrer candidate forum

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- KOBI-TV/NBC 5 and KOTI-TV/NBC 2 will exclusively host and broadcast  a Candidates Forum featuring State Senator Dr. Alan Bates (D) and challenger Colonel  Dave Dotterrer (R) on ...

16 October 2014

Oregon Republic Party files an ethics complaint against Governor Kitzhaber

Posted in Local, Politics

Ore. --- The Oregon Republican Party filed an ethics complaint today against Governor John Kitzhaber and his fiancé Cylvia Hayes.The complaint stems from recent questions raised about Hayes’s use ...

15 October 2014

Voters tuning out politics the closer we get to Election Day

Posted in Local

Ore. --- A new NBC News Wall Street Journal poll shows nationally more Americans are tuning out politics the closer we get to Election Day.High interest in the midterms has dropped from 51% in June ...

25 September 2014

Marlene Nuckols running for Medford City Council

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The owner of a Medford store that battled with the city over medical marijuana is now in the running for Medford City Council. Marlene Nuckols, owner of Mary Jane's Attic, is expec ...

01 September 2014

Obama on ISIS: "We don't have a strategy yet"

Posted in Politics

Washington D.C. -- (NBC News) With pressure mounting to deal with ISIS in Syria and Russia in Ukraine, President Obama says the United States isn't ready yet. "I don't want to put the cart before t ...

09 June 2014

Report: Property tax losses continue to grow

Posted in Regional, Politics, Economy

Portland, Ore. -- (Portland Tribune/Pamplin Media Group) Local governments will be unable to collect $212 million this year in property taxes, including almost $100 million specifically approved by ...