KGW’s Straight Talk with Laural Porter

By Laural Porter/KGW

A weekly deep-dive into politics and social issues with KGW's Laural Porter

  1. 1.
    Portland Muslim community leaders call for unity against hate
    24:54
  2. 2.
    Stopping anti-Asian hate
    24:54
  3. 3.
    One year later: Oregon health care leaders reflect on COVID pandemic
    24:55
  4. 4.
    Checking in with Portland's Street Response Team
    24:56
  5. 5.
    Looking back on the February ice storm
    24:55
  6. 6.
    Port of Portland’s future and impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic
    24:55
  7. 7.
    Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt
    24:55
  8. 8.
    How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Portland's economy
    24:55
  1. 9.
    Oregon seniors feel forgotten and afraid during COVID-19 pandemic
    24:54
  2. 10.
    Mayors of Gresham, Beaverton and West Linn
    24:56
  3. 11.
    Bonus: Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler
    27:03
  4. 12.
    How the pandemic has affected youth mental health, food insecurity in Oregon
    24:55
  5. 13.
    Oregon, Washington school leaders on reopening
    24:56
  6. 14.
    Portland commissioners Carmen Rubio, Mingus Mapps
    24:48
  7. 15.
    Sen. Wyden on attack on the U.S. Capitol
    24:54
  8. 16.
    Sen. Jeff Merkley
    25:00
  9. 17.
    COVID-19 vaccine in Oregon and concern for holiday spike
    25:07
  10. 18.
    2020's impact on Street Roots and Portland businesses
    25:00
  11. 19.
    Oregon nonprofit sees success in getting women and women of color elected
    24:57
  12. 20.
    Portland Commissioner-elect Mingus Mapps; Gresham mayor's race
    24:57
  13. 21.
    Oregon's 4th District: Peter DeFazio v. Alek Skarlatos
    24:56
  14. 22.
    Washington congressional race: Herrera Beutler vs. Long
    24:56
  15. 23.
    Portland mayoral debate: Wheeler vs. Iannarone
    55:36
  16. 24.
    Portland City Council runoff race: Eudaly vs. Mapps
    24:58
  17. 25.
    Climate change and Oregon’s historic wildfires
    24:56
  18. 26.
    Portland’s never-used Wapato Jail set to open as homeless shelter
    24:57
  19. 27.
    Portland activist Cameron Whitten, Reed College professor Paul Gronke
    24:57
  20. 28.
    Strategies to navigate work and school from home
    25:03
  21. 29.
    Portland commissioner-elect Dan Ryan, businessman Jordan Schnitzer
    24:57
  22. 30.
    Portland mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone on protests, violence and the COVID-19 pandemic
    24:56
  23. 31.
    Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler on protests, federal officers and reelection campaign
    24:55
  24. 32.
    Loretta Smith, Dan Ryan make their case for Portland City Council
    24:56
  25. 33.
    Commissioner Hardesty on Portland protests, police reform
    24:55
  26. 34.
    Where Oregon stands in the coronavirus pandemic
    24:57
  27. 35.
    COVID-19 in Oregon’s prisons, and food insecurity during the pandemic
    25:03
  28. 36.
    Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici on why child care is critical to reopening economy
    24:55
  29. 37.
    Sen. Jeff Merkley on George Floyd's death, coronavirus
    25:00
  30. 38.
    Multnomah Co. DA-elect Mike Schmidt, homeless services tax
    24:57
  31. 39.
    Kurt Schrader, Mark Gamba make final pitches in Democratic congressional race
    24:58
  32. 40.
    During pandemic, communities asked to be watchful for signs of child abuse
    11:56
  33. 41.
    Secretary of State candidate Jamie McLeod Skinner
    13:00
  34. 42.
    Oregon Secretary of State candidates Shemia Fagan and Mark Hass
    24:58
  35. 43.
    Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Education head Colt Gill
    25:00
  36. 44.
    Oregon health officials plead for continued social distancing
    25:04
  37. 45.
    House Speaker Tina Kotek & help for those battling addiction
    24:58
  38. 46.
    Multnomah County Chair and Oregon Labor Commissioner address coronavirus pandemic
    25:21
  39. 47.
    How the coronavirus is impacting business and the homeless in Portland
    24:56
  40. 48.
    Oregon Food Bank, census organizers meet coronavirus challenges head-on
    24:57
  41. 49.
    Jules Boykoff on why we should cancel the Olympics
    13:03
  42. 50.
    Value of Jobs report in Oregon
    24:58

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