Capitolizing show


Summary: A weekly podcast from the Oregon legislature by two Democratic State Senators, Jeff Golden and Shemia Fagan, aiming to bridge the gap between the Capitol and the people.

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 How to Testify On A Bill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:59

The team discusses how everyday Oregonians can get involved in their government and make their voices heard.

 Can We Fix Oregon's Broken Juvenile Justice System? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:04

Senators James Manning and Floyd Prozanski join the show to discuss the latest criminal justice package and how it will impact Oregon's incarcerated youth.

 How to Testify On a Bill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:32

The Senators discuss how Oregonians outside of the Capitol can get involved with their government and make their voices heard.

 A Peek at Oregon's State Budget. WTF? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:54

Oregon Lawmakers have published the budget framework for the next two years. It is insufficient. How can you make it better?

 Why do Civil Juries Favor Abusers? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:15

Senator Fagan and Senator Golden discuss what is awarded to victims of sexual assault and harassment. They also tackle the issue of vaccines.

 Why is Oregon turning away revenue while cutting budgets? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:16

Senator Shemia Fagan and guest host Rep. Diego Hernandez explain Oregon's tax kicker law and how it impacts Oregon's ability to pay for schools and plan for an economic downturn.  

 Oregon Renters Speak Truth to Power | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:03

Senator Fagan and Senator Golden talk about their public hearing on SB 608 in the Housing Committee.

 Should Oregon Lower the Voting Age to 16? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:56

There is a push by legislators in both the House and Senate to lower the voting age to 16. Senator Fagan and Senator Golden discuss.

 First in the Nation Tenant Protections | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:35

Senator Fagan and Senator Golden discuss the Senate vote on SB 608 and what's next moving forward.

 What is Capitolizing? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 04:24

Capitolizing is a podcast from the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. Two Democratic Senators answer two key questions every week: What do Oregon lawmakers actually do? And why the hell should you care? Senator Jeff Golden and Senator Shemia Fagan strip out the confusing stuff, highlight the stories of the everyday Oregonians who show up to be heard and hopefully inspire you to find little, or big, ways to impact the decisions that affect your life, your family, and your planet.


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