Campaign finance reporting depends on transparency
Mistakes happen. Trust is key.
Law, ethics, and what campaigns do
Sometimes they’re three very different things.
A Snapshot of Campaign Finances Ahead of the Election
Spending is up modestly, except for a few going to the stratosphere.
We know who The Bulletin’s investors are now. (Revisited)
Bend’s only daily paper of record was at risk in early 2019. The Bulletin’s history goes back to the founding years of this community. The most recent owners inherited the paper from their father, a storied journalist who built a vibrant institution on the “empty” side of Oregon. When they announced that the company’s financial outlook was terminal, the community reeled. The newspaper group went for sale and garnered almost no bids. It wasn’t until after a predatory hedge fund
Why go negative? It’s usually because you’re losing.
Winning isn’t everything.
Bend is growing. It always has been.
Half of all homes now in Bend were built in the past 20 years. The other half were built over the entire preceding century.