State Treasurer Wheeler finds his agenda stymied and his future at a crossroads.
Until recently, State Treasurer Ted
Wheeler’s political future looked bright. He had risen quickly from
being a reform-minded chairman of the Multnomah County Board of
Commissioners to overs
The founder of legal weed’s biggest investor, Privateer Holdings, wants the door to Oregon kept open.
Brendan Kennedy has $82 million to spend on weed. He wants to make sure he can blow some cash in Oregon.
Kennedy is a Silicon
Valley veteran who launched a tech firm and ran a company to acquire
University of Chicago Law dean will take over in Eugene
The University of Oregon will name Michael H. Schill, currently the dean of the University of Chicago Law School, as the university's new president today, WW has learned.
Schill replaces interim president Scott Coltrane, who has served since August 2014.
The top spot at the state's flagship university has been in near constant flux in recent years. After a long ...
Why won’t the Portland Fire Bureau give a whistle-blower documents that have already been made public?
Rob Cruser enforces rules that save lives.
Cruser, 51, is a fire
inspector for Portland Fire & Rescue. That job takes him into
buildings where the public gathers for big events—such as n
Former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s state attorney was alarmed by a business group’s help for first lady Cylvia Hayes.
The federal investigation into allegations of influence
peddling by former Gov. John Kitzhaber and first lady Cylvia Hayes is
Sources tell WW
that a grand jury in Portland has be
Former governor drafted legislation before November re-election.
Oregon House leaders on Tuesday announced that they'd approved a $7.255 billion schools budget for the next two years as the state’s financial commitment to K-12 education. Schools advocates say they want more—and that could set up a battle for the remainder of the 2015 legislative session.But many people believe the amount the state spends on schools is not the biggest money iss...
More and more, credit unions look and act like banks. So why don’t they pay taxes?
Robert Stuart enjoys a paycheck most bankers would envy.
Stuart, 47, is CEO of
Oregon’s second-largest financial institution, with 26 branches, 501
employees and assets of $3.6 billion. His
Portland lawmaker sought bill that could have benefited family company.
The Senate Special Committee on Conduct met at 10 am this morning, the first such meeting longtime lawmakers and lobbyists could remember."Colleagues, this is new for all of us," committee chair Laurie Monnes Anderson (D-Gresham) said as she opened the hearing.
At issue was HB 3052, legislation that Sen. Chip Shields (D-Portland) asked a House colleague, Rep. Lew Frederi...More