What earmarks might Portland’s 2011-12 budget include?
Mayor Sam Adams is supposed to introduce his proposed city budget this week for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
The majority of
Portland’s $391 million discretionary general-fund budget,
Why green Portland doesn’t recycle food waste citywide yet.
A pilot program in Portland to collect food waste
separately from residential garbage won’t expand to include the entire
city this spring as expected.
Two new Portland garbage transfer facilities
Can public campaign finance be revived in Portland?
Four months after Portland voters killed public financing
of political campaigns for city office, a small cadre of supporters is
organizing to bring the issue back.
got the OK last month from
Why Portland shouldn’t rejoin the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
In 2005, led by then-Mayor Tom Potter, Portland became the
only U.S. city to pull out of the Joint Terrorism Task Force over
The City Council
should not reverse that deci
City finds money for shoulder-fired tasers, schools and other projects.
If you haven’t heard Mayor Sam Adams say it already, gird yourself for his boast that Portland will have a budget surplus.
And that surplus of
about $3.5 million in the fiscal year that starts Jul