The mayor’s plan for “carbon taxes” aims to take money from a familiar pocket—yours.
In June, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales told a visiting
environmental delegation from the United Nations his city would be a
leader in fighting global warming.
must redouble our efforts to
A political group races against a deadline to get your email address before it’s too late.
You may not have heard of the Oregon Capitol Watch Foundation, a self-described state budget watchdog group.
But if you’ve sent or received email to or from a state agency, you may soon be on the
Commissioner Deborah Kafoury wants Jeff Cogen off the Multnomah county board. Is she willing to go for his job as well?
Deborah Kafoury won election as fifth-grade class
president of Irvington Elementary School in 1977 by deploying a secret
weapon: a political button-making machine.
“Her mom was an
A pastor protesting abortions at Lovejoy Surgicenter has had trouble with his own flock.
Last Sunday, pastor Chuck O’Neal read the parable of the
sower from the Gospel of Mark to his congregation at Beaverton Grace
Bible Church. It’s the story of a man who scatters seeds in all ki
Records show the city may spend millions to finance Portland’s Bike Share—and leave out many neighborhoods.
When the Portland City Council accepted a $2 million
federal grant to start a bike-share program in 2011, it did so on one
condition: No city money would help pay for it.
Instead, the council
Federal budget cuts come down hard on court-appointed attorneys.
Steven Wax has become famous for taking on some of the toughest court cases in the nation.
As the state’s top
federal public defender, Wax represented the so-called “Christmas Tree
Cogen faces a state criminal investigation. He’s not happy. But should he be worried?
This month, Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen will
answer questions in a criminal investigation aimed at finding out if he
abused his public office while having an affair with a county employee
Oregon’s Labor Commissioner sets his sights on investigating abortion protesters.
Pastor Chuck O’Neal paces in front of Lovejoy Surgicenter,
the Northwest Portland abortion clinic, wearing shorts, a black
backpack and a wireless microphone. Members of O’Neal’s Beaverton G
Oregon’s biggest arts patron steps out with an art lover of a different sort.
The Schnitzers are the Rockefellers of the Beaver State, long noted for their power, wealth and generous patronage of the arts.
Just how much money
the late Harold Schnitzer and his widow, Arlene,
Public documents contradict the County Chairman’s account of his affair.
Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen could not have seemed
more sincere last week as he confessed an affair with a county employee
named Sonia Manhas.
“My family is hurting,” Cogen told WW o