Connor Radnovich

Connor Radnovich

Connor Radnovich is a freelance reporter based in Salem with five years experience covering Oregon politics for the Statesman Journal. He graduated from Arizona State University in 2014 with degrees in journalism and mass communication.

Interstate 5 bridge

State lawmakers consider allocating $1 billion towards I-5 bridge

By: - January 31, 2023

Oregon lawmakers this legislative session are considering allocating $1 billion toward replacing the Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington, a project that could represent an opportunity for bipartisan work on an essential piece of infrastructure for the region. The need to replace the bridge is not under debate: The current […]

Recently appointed judge, prosecutor seek Marion County Circuit Court seat

By: - November 4, 2022

Compared with other elected offices in Oregon, positions on the state’s circuit courts are rarely contested when up for a vote. This year, of the 13 circuit court positions on the ballot, only two of the races have multiple candidates, both involving judges who were appointed to their positions in 2022 by Gov. Kate Brown. […]

Oregon Legislature Senate session sign

Republicans face best chances in years to gain state Senate seats

By: - October 28, 2022

Republicans have their best chance in years to wrest control of the Oregon Senate away from Democrats this November, buoyed by national trends, a competitive governor’s race and key issues and concerns that favor the GOP. State political analysts say this cycle could be as positive for Republicans as 2010, when they got out of […]

Former Guardsman faces current labor commissioner in 4th Congressional District race

By: - October 26, 2022

For the first time since 1986, Peter DeFazio is not running to represent Oregon’s Congressional District 4.  Instead, vying for the job are Republican Alek Skarlatos — who came within 5 points of beating DeFazio in 2020 — and Democrat Val Hoyle, who currently serves as commissioner of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries.  […]