KGW’s Straight Talk with Laural Porter
Child abuse in Oregon

Child abuse in Oregon

January 24, 2020

Laural Porter is joined by Becky Jones, the executive director of the Oregon Network of Child Abuse Intervention Centers, Rep. Anna Williams (D-52), and Hood County Sheriff Matt English. The experts discuss how children's advocacy centers are changing the way we respond to abuse, and what laws the Oregon legislature is considering to offer more support to victims. 

Gov. Brown on the upcoming session

Gov. Brown on the upcoming session

January 17, 2020

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown talked with Laural about reviving the cap-and-trade bill, the possibility of another Republican walkout and goals for the upcoming legislative session.

Remembering Commissioner Nick Fish

Remembering Commissioner Nick Fish

January 10, 2020

Portland Commissioner Nick Fish passed away after a battle with abdominal cancer on Jan. 2, 2020. He was a frequent guest on Straight Talk, and a long-time public servant. Laural Porter is joined by guests: Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury, the executive director of the Latino Network Carmen Rubio, and KGW political analyst Len Bergstein.

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