Steve Novick

A few years ago, Willamette Week described Steve Novick: "Oregon native, U of O grad, Harvard Law. Big law firms in San Francisco and New York. U.S. Justice Department's environmental-enforcement division. Lead counsel in the eventual Love Canal lawsuit, in which the feds won $129 million against Occidental Chemical. Back to Oregon to be the issues director for Tom Bruggere's failed U.S. Senate campaign (and, later, Ted Kulongoski's successful bid for governor). Caucus administrator for the Senate Democrats in Salem, policy advisor for Multnomah County Chair Diane Linn and then legislative coordinator for the Oregon Department of Education." But more interestingly, this: "Novick gives you the feeling that he will never be outworked or outstudied. Add to that a Howard Dean-like combativeness and the punchline skills of a sitcom writer. The Nose gets the sense that Novick is the kind of guy who follows his convictions - damn the consequences." In 2008, Steve Novick ran for the U.S. Senate.

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Jan. 23, 2010Oregonian’s Most Disturbing About-Face: Not Ideology, But Accuracy (Or: Beyond Tuesday, Whither the Oregonian?)
Jan. 20, 2010The Fire Last Time - And A Great Oregonian Editorial From 2003
Jan. 17, 2010What is the Oregonian Pushing For? What the Business-Backed Tax Plans Would Mean for Small Businesses and Middle Class Oregonians.
Jan. 16, 2010Two Great Things You Can Do This Weekend
Jan. 12, 2010Miep Gies, Protector of Anne Frank, Passes Away
Jan. 11, 2010The Oregonian Crosses A Line: The “Small Business” Fiction and Measure 66
Jan. 02, 2010The Oregonian Editorial Board And Measures 66 and 67: Why I’m Reminded of Friends Who Cling to Abusive Relationships
Dec. 31, 2009Why We're Winning
Dec. 23, 2009Dinner in Lents?; A Cake-Based Bubble; Banker Bonuses
Dec. 16, 2009Merkley, Bernanke and A Really Good Book
Dec. 15, 2009Good Luck, Peter Bhatia
Dec. 07, 2009Hometown High Schooler In New York Times
Dec. 02, 2009The Leuthold Dairy Letter: A New Low for Corporate Lobbyists, or “Meet Oregon’s Joe the Plumber!”
Nov. 24, 2009What’s At Stake In the Measures 66 and 67 Campaign: What the State Does, County By County
Nov. 16, 2009Robert Kennedy and Val Hoyle
Nov. 12, 2009Falling Off A Cliff… Or Not: The Choice Is Ours
Oct. 23, 2009Ignoring 270,000 Unemployed Oregonians: The Hypocrisy of the Anti-Tax Campaign
Oct. 07, 2009If I'd Run: Gubernatorial Cabinet, Staff and Policy Fire Sale
Oct. 05, 2009Ask the Next Governor A Question - Win A Ticket!
Oct. 02, 2009Hat Tip to Nike
Sep. 18, 2009Four Questions on Tax Fairness for 5770
Sep. 10, 2009The Junto and Me (Or, Why I Want to Crawl into a Hole and Die)
Aug. 19, 2009Health Care, Public Option, Drug Ads
Aug. 04, 2009The Night of August 4: Let Us Celebrate 'Traitors to Their Class'
Jul. 27, 2009The Tax Facts Index (with apologies to Harper's)
Jul. 24, 2009Appearances of Impropriety and Wyden comment
Jul. 22, 2009Don't Misjudge Ron Wyden
Jul. 18, 2009Health Care Costs - Read Atul Gawande
Jun. 25, 2009End Too Much Confusion, Get Some Relief: Pass HB 2414
Jun. 15, 2009Hass' Back Pages and Human Complexity
Jun. 13, 2009Permanent / Temporary Taxes During A Crisis: A Little History
Jun. 12, 2009Just the Factses on Business Taxes
Jun. 11, 2009Ryan Deckert and Finding "Middle Ground"
Jun. 09, 2009The "Small Business Shuffle"
Jun. 08, 2009A Few Dollars More for a Few Good Causes
Jun. 03, 2009My Guilt Feelings About Dave Hunt, Yamhill County and Randy Leonard
Jun. 01, 2009Where Do These Rumors Come From?
May. 26, 2009A transportation bill for Larry George
May. 22, 2009What the Mets Can't Do for Queens, the Beavers Can't Do for Lents
May. 21, 2009Gas taxes, Jeff Mapes, Russ Walker and enviros
May. 08, 2009On multinationals' taxes, Obama should just follow Wyden's lead
May. 07, 2009Harper's on Judge Garzon, John Bolton, Fans of Garzon
May. 05, 2009Against torture? Join Fans of Balthazar Garzon
May. 04, 2009A good public safety idea from the Gov (and a note on electric cars)
Apr. 15, 2009My Fifty Bucks
Apr. 09, 2009Allen Alley's Troubling Start
Mar. 25, 2009Kulongoski's Moment
Feb. 12, 2009Lincoln on Government
Feb. 09, 2009Senate Stimulus Insanity: A Time for Guts and Brains
Feb. 06, 2009Initiative Reform: Two Modest Proposals

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