By Dustin Hurst | NorthwestWatchdog.org
Oregon U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley’s 2014 Middle Class Agenda has all the right buzzwords that will surely grab some headlines in an election year — good-paying jobs, minimum wage and economic growth.
Unfortunately for Oregonians, the document, which reveals the Democratic senator’s playbook for the year, reads more like a progressive wish list than a [...]
A recent editorial by David Williams in the Washington Times is shedding light on an important, but little known topic that has big implications for both taxpayers and jobs across the United States.Read More →
By Dustin Hurst and Shelby Sebens | Watchdog.org
Examining the Portland, Ore.-based Bus Project, one could use plenty of adjectives to describe the operation’s tactics and activities: aggressive, unique and innovative.
The one descriptor that group, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, wants you to believe, though, is the least-fitting: nonpartisan.
Sure, the group holds a banner that professes to soar [...]
Part 14 of 92 in the series Obamacare
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org
Obamacare “only works … if young people show up.”
That’s from former President Bill Clinton in a recent MSNBC interview.
It’s why Obamacare supporters and government agencies are trying everything from sports advertising to video contests to get young people in the game.
But will those millions [...]Read More →
By Shelby Sebens | Northwest Watchdog
Is it getting hot in here?
Budget talks are getting heated in Salem as the fight between Democrats who want more taxes and Republicans who are pushing for pension reform rages on. The political lines have been drawn and now the elected officials are taking their frustrations out through press releases.Read More →