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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 A Bill Dies on the Floor - Why is That so Rare? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:06

The team discusses what took place during a recent floor debate on two highly contentious bills.

 Is Oregon a Good Foster Parent? Interview with Sen. Sara Gelser | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:21

Senator Sara Gelser joins the show to talk about how children are being treated under state supervision and what needs to change.

 How a Bill Becomes Law in Oregon with My Kindergartener | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:21

Senator Fagan's son Alton joins the show to talk about the process of how a bill becomes a law.

 Republicans Come Back - Democrats Invest in Schools | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:49

Sen. Golden and Sen. Fagan discuss the previous week in the Legislature and what's next for the Student Success Act.

 Not What is PERS - Who is PERS? An Interview With Your Public Service Neighbors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:38

Public service workers join Sen. Fagan to discuss their thoughts on PERS and the impact it has on their lives.

 Republicans Flee Salem to Avoid Business Tax to Fund Schools | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:16

The team breaks down the recent drama in the Senate and how it will impact business going forward.

 The Clean Energy Jobs Bill, Explained with Rep. Karin Power | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:46

Rep. Karin Power joins the show to go in-depth about HB 2020 and its potential impact on Oregon.

 House Members Trapped! Shemia Bringing them Food. What happened this week in Salem? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:55

Sen. Fagan and Sen. Golden recap the hours long debate over the Student Success Act in the House and where it goes from here.

 Lawmakers on the Verge of Adding an Extra $1 Billion Per Year for Schools | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:02

Rep. Barbara Smith Warner joins the show to discuss the Student Success Act and what it means for Oregon schools moving forward.

 The Final Push | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:53

Senator Fagan and Senator Golden provide a mid-session update on current legislative issues and a sneak peek at what's to come as the end of session nears.

 Safe Gun Storage and Other Measures to Prevent Gun Violence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:56

House Majority Leader Rep. Jennifer Williamson joins the show to discuss current legislation that seeks to prevent gun violence in Oregon.

 The Road to National Popular Vote | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:43

Senator Michael Dembrow joins the show to talk about how Oregon is leading the way on making the national popular vote possible.

 Can Oregon Provide Healthcare for All? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:49

The team discusses how Oregon is taking steps to bring universal healthcare to the state as well as providing updates on other legislative issues.

 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.


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