Politics & Government

Politics & Government

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The City of Eugene’s Urban Renewal Agency will be sole controller of the Eugene Water & Electric Board property along the Willamette River. The vote was 6 to 2 today Wednesday.

City of Springfield

Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg delivered her State of the City address Monday evening at the Wildish Theater. She focused on the “hometown feel” of the community.

Tiffany Eckert / KLCC

Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy delivered her final State of the City Address Wednesday night to a large crowd at the Hult Center. She promised to focus on affordable housing and other solutions for the city’s homelessness crisis in her last year in office.

Manuel Valdes / AP

The Burns Paiute Tribe Wednesday denounced the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife headquarters.

Lincoln County

Lincoln County Commissioner Bill Hall filed to run for a fourth term in next year’s election.

Recorded on: December 18th, 2015

Air Date: December 21st, 2015 

columbiariverreview.com

Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden joined fellow Democrats today (Tuesday) condemning comments made by Republican Presidential Candidate, Donald Trump, about Muslims. Trump said he thinks all Muslims should be barred from entering the U.S., either as immigrants or visitors.

Wyden described Trump's statements as "outlandish" and "insulting to our American values of welcoming refugees from violent oppression and terror."

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The House has overwhelmingly approved a five-year, 305 billion dollar transportation bill that boosts highway and transit spending. Oregon’s U-S Congressman Peter DeFazio was the lead Democratic Negotiator on the bill.

Rachael McDonald

The question of what to do with Kesey Square in downtown Eugene has gotten a lot of attention lately. A developer proposed putting a new building there and the city is now looking for other ideas for the spot.

Rachael McDonald

Earlier this fall, Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy wrote a letter to city staff expressing concern about the people who hang around downtown, often panhandling. They can make the neighborhood feel unwelcome to others.

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