Politics

Exclusive interview with Rep. Greg Walden

Medford, Ore., — While it is the 100th day in office for President Trump, politicians like U.S. Representative Greg Walden are getting things done here on the local level. Representative Greg Walden hosted several town hall meetings across the Rogue Valley over …

Gov. Kate Brown announces action on PERS

SALEM, Ore. – Governor Kate Brown announced she is taking action to address the cost of Oregon’s Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). The announcement comes as Gov. Brown releases executive branch strategies to reduce overhead costs in state government. Last week, Gov. …

Gov. Brown freezing hiring of state workers

SALEM, Ore. – In an executive order, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has implemented a statewide hiring freeze for state employees. The governor’s office said this is just one of a series of executive actions Brown will be taking to address a $1.6 …

Greg Walden town hall gets testy in northern Oregon

THE DALLES, Ore. (KOIN/CNN) – Before scheduled appearances in southern Oregon, Congressman Greg Walden visited northern Oregon to hold a town hall meeting with local residents. The Republican lawmaker spent 2 hours fielding mostly complaints and concerns. Orchardist Ian Chandler, who is …

Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court

Washington, D.C. – The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court in a mostly party-line vote Friday. Gorsuch will fill the seat left vacant after Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in February 2016. He will be sworn in Monday. The confirmation …
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