Chip Shields

Chip Shields has been an Oregon State Representative for District 43 since 2005. District 43 includes inner N/NE Portland, Irvington and the Lloyd Center District. Prior to running for office, Shields founded Better People, a N/NE Portland living-wage employment and counseling program for adult probationers and parolees. Currently, he is employed by Oregon Tradeswomen Inc., a N/NE Portland organization that helps women succeed in the building trades.

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Apr. 17, 2012Portland needs Mayor Jefferson Smith
Jun. 29, 2011Randy Leonard: Civil Rights Champion
Apr. 08, 2011Big battle brewing on dead-beat general contractors
Mar. 16, 2011Rep. Clem's mother-in-law: "Hey Regence, I'm not dead."
Mar. 06, 2011Legislature to weigh in on fair trade
Nov. 19, 2010Oregon ranked highest in road safety. Finding common ground on ignition interlocks helped.
Oct. 20, 2010Sr. Helen Prejean in Eugene Tonight (Wed.) In Portland Thursday
Sep. 24, 2010Teresa Lewis: victim of vengeance?
Sep. 14, 2010What's in the federal health care bill for this year? A refresher.
Apr. 14, 2010Maryland Ends Prison-Based Gerrymandering
Apr. 12, 2010Court Strikes Blow to KBR in Oregon Soldiers' Lawsuit
Apr. 02, 2010Change How Inmates Are Counted
Feb. 16, 2010Breaking: Oregon Regulators Stand Up to Insurers
Nov. 16, 2009The Oregonian and Register Guard Endorse Racial Impact Statement Bill
Aug. 05, 2009AG Holder continues to talk about being "smart on crime"
May. 29, 2009Tribute to Donna Nelson - Good Luck on Price is Right!
Apr. 05, 2009Part II: How collective bargaining will improve foster care. It's about better placement options for kids.
Apr. 04, 2009Oregon Needs More and Better Foster Parents. And Those Foster Parents Need to Organize.
Mar. 09, 2009Honoring a Soothsayer
Feb. 21, 2009Would Michael Stipe file for Oregon Unemployment?
Jan. 05, 2009More than 500 killed so far in Gaza
Nov. 03, 2008Thanks Senator Wyden. Thanks Governor Kulongoski.
Oct. 16, 2008Property Crime: Progressives Voting Yes on 57 and No on 61
Oct. 05, 2008McCain and the Keating Five
Sep. 23, 2008The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One
Sep. 19, 2008A Son Volt Tribute to Ralph Stanley for Endorsing Obama
Sep. 06, 2008Do drugs cause crime? Or are criminals drawn to drugs?
Jul. 27, 2008Courts Give Measure 11 Mandatory Minimums a Second Look
Jun. 16, 2008Amy Goodman breaks through. Kicks ass.
Apr. 25, 2008President Clinton and the Execution of Ricky Ray Rector
Apr. 04, 2008Wages and War - The Dr. King speeches you won't hear today
Mar. 25, 2008A Concise Rundown of Wyden's Health Care Plan
Mar. 02, 2008Where can you hear Al Sharpton's radio show anyway? KBMS 1480 AM in Portland
Feb. 05, 2008Legislators step up for Obama
Jan. 25, 2008Why Lorna Brett Howard Switched from Clinton to Obama
Jan. 06, 2008Tear Stained Eyes : Let's Help Vernonia
Dec. 14, 2007Death Penalty: What should Oregon do?
Oct. 16, 2007If Bush Won't, Oregon Should.
Sep. 15, 2007Property Crime Going Down
Sep. 13, 2007Rural and Urban Elected Officials Agree -- Bring the Troops Home
Jun. 18, 2007Fusion voting is good for Oregon democracy
Feb. 02, 2007It's Long Past Time to Bring the Troops Home

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