Marty Wilde

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A state lawmaker from Eugene who served in Afghanistan describes the events unfolding there as “heartbreaking.”


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Disposable wipes sold in Oregon will soon have to come with a label that says “Do Not Flush.”


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The Oregon Employment Department says it won’t be able to roll out a new program for paid family leave in time to meet a legislative deadline.


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The Oregon House approved a bill Tuesday that would require mental health providers to inform parents or guardians when their teens are expressing suicidal thoughts.

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A bill to require hospitals and prisons in Oregon to provide a vegan option at every mealtime will not be moving forward this legislative session.


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A year into the pandemic, Sara Gelser sounds like she could be speaking for all of us.

"I miss being with people,” she said.

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A legislative session unlike any other in Oregon history opens Monday in Salem amid a pandemic.


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Oregon state Rep. Marty Wilde, D-Eugene, says the violence at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday was nothing short of a coup attempt. But he says he’s confident Oregon lawmakers can have a safe legislative session in Salem.


Program Date: October 9, 2020

Air Date: October 12, 2020

From The City Club of Eugene:

House of Representatives candidates for two districts were interviewed on Facebook on Friday, Oct. 9  as part of City Club of Eugene’s coverage of election issues and candidates. The program, featuring candidates for House Districts 8 and 11, is cosponsored by League of Women Voters of Lane County. The program’s coordinators are Joel Korin and Fred Roberts.


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A task force created by the Oregon legislature to examine the potential for universal health care in the state will hold its first meeting Wednesday.

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Oregon lawmakers will return to the Capitol Monday for the first time since June. It's the first round of “Legislative Days” since the whirlwind closing days of the 2019 legislative session.

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A new legislative session always features new faces at the state capitol building. This year’s crop of freshmen includes two southern Willamette Valley state representatives who are both replacing long-time lawmakers who retired.

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When Oregon lawmakers take the oath of office January 14, Phil Barnhart won’t be there. The Democratic state representative from Eugene is stepping down after nearly two decades in office. 

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In the race for Oregon’s 11th House District, Democrat Marty Wilde bested Republican rival Mark Herbert.

Recorded On: September 28, 2018

Air Date: October 1, 2018

In anticipation of the general election in November, the City Club of Eugene welcomes back Marty Wilde and Mark Herbert for the Oregon’s Eleventh State House District Candidates Forum. This was an opportunity to learn more about both candidates and have them respond to questions. The Lane County League of Women Voters provided the format and helped in selecting the written questions and keeping the time. KLCC’s Rachael McDonald is the forum moderator.

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In contrast to the partisan divisions that played out in Washington this week, Democrat Marty Wilde and Republican Mark Herbert were cordial during a City Club of Eugene forum  Friday.

Both the Republican and Democratic primary races are contested this year for the Oregon State House District 11 Seat. The City Club hosted all four candidates on April 6th to learn more about their positions. This was a great opportunity to hear about each of the candidates’ unique perspectives and responses to your questions. The Lane County League of Women Voters provided the format and helped selecting the written questions and keeping the time.

Moderated by Rachael McDonald of KLCC News.

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Saturday, a Bronze Star veteran and non-profit director formally announced his bid for State Representative.