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.

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

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