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PDX INDEX

Should Oregon Raise the Minimum Wage?

$15 an hour would change a LOT of lives.

  • By Jayce Wagner
  • Published 06/22/2015
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POLITICS

Meet the Oregonian Who Helped Transform the Patriot Act

Ron Wyden's most secretive staffer helps the senior US senator craft his take on national surveillance.

  • By Nigel Duara
  • Published 06/22/2015
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MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: April 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from gay rights advocates against Jeb Bush to new governor Kate Brown.

  • Published 04/02/2015
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#OREGONWOMAN

How Kendall Clawson Doubled the Number of Women Running Oregon

The Office of the Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff has fought for the LGBTQ community, supported people diagnosed with AIDS, and radically changed the face of the state's policy boards. And she's not done yet.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015
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INTERVIEW

Portland's Mayor Says the Future is Bright—If Anyone Can Still Afford to Live Here

Halfway through his term Portland's mayor reflects on the city's rising skyline, an urban world, and the city's greatest challenge.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/02/2015
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#OREGONWOMAN

Why Oregon is the Only State that Doesn’t Limit Legal Access to Abortion

No waiting periods, no mandated parental involvement, and no limitations on publicly funded abortions? This is how we got here.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 03/02/2015
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#OREGONWOMAN

How Strategist Rebecca Tweed Transformed Oregon Politics

The political consultant behind more than 40 Oregon campaigns goes beyond party lines to elect the best person for the job.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/02/2015
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OUTDOORS

Is the Slow Comeback of the Oregon Wolf Now in Jeopardy?

As the state’s gray wolf population continues to grow, new legislative stipulations could impede further progress.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 02/06/2015
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SNAPSHOT

That Time Uber Barreled Through Portland

We take a by-the-numbers look at Uber's hit & run with City Hall.

  • By Zach Dundas and Catalina Gaitán
  • Published 02/02/2015
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ELECTION SEASON

Oregon's Ballot is a Microcosm of Messy National Politics

Weed! Obamacare! Equal rights! The Koch Brothers! In this month’s off-year election, Oregon mirrors the gnarly state of national politics.

  • By Tim Dickinson
  • Published 11/03/2014
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