Saturday marks the second Women’s March global event. In Eugene, organizers figure at least 3,000 people will turn out to voice support for women’s rights and to protest the Trump Administration. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.
Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis gave her State of the City address tonight, following her first full year in office. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, a fair portion of her speech exemplified the political differences between her administration and that in Washington D.C.
Even in years where the deadline for filing is extended – like 2017 – most people regard April 15th as “Tax Day”. And like many other cities tomorrow, Eugene activists are staging demonstrations. KLCC’s Brian Bull has more.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown has officially declared today “Cesar Chavez Day”. Immigrant rights and farm worker groups are holding marches through the weekend to honor the famed Latino activist, and to protest President Trump’s immigration policies. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.
President Trump is weighing deep cuts in his budget plan, including all funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). A major theater group in Oregon fears that could affect children’s access to one of history’s greatest playwrights. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.
A coastal women’s group based in Newport is hopeful President Trump will not cut money from the United States Coast Guard. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, they’re concerned it could affect their local helicopter rescue unit.
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden wants President Donald Trump and the Secret Service to release the White House visitor logs. Wyden was joined Monday by 7 fellow Democratic senators in his request. KLCC’s Anni Katz reports.
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About one thousand people gathered Sunday at the Eugene Federal Building to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from entry into the United States. this impromptu rally was one of many this weekend throughout the U.S.