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
Who and what would feed off this oddly designed urban renewal district proposed by the mayor?
Mayor Sam Adams’ proposal to create a new urban renewal district stretching from Northwest Portland through downtown to Southwest Portland sparked a fiery response from Multnomah County Chairman ...