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One Question: A Sustainability Center Or HQ Hotel—What Gets The Money?


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Last month, the Portland Development Commission resumed negotiations on two long-debated projects requiring millions in public subsidies: an office tower in Southwest Portland without a carbon f   More
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 AARON MESH

One Question: Should the City End the 48-Hour Waiting Period for Police Involved in Shootings?


Elections
The city’s labor contract with police allows officers involved in a shooting or in-custody death to decline to talk to bureau investigators for 48 hours while they confer with union lawyers. O   More
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

One Question: Should Portland Have OK’d Fluoridation Without a Vote of the People?


Elections
The Portland City Council voted unanimously Sept. 12 to fluoridate Portland’s water by mid-2014. Foes, seeking to refer the question...   More
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 AARON MESH

One Question: What are you going to do about the Moyer Hole?


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In 2009, Tom Moyer abandoned work on a new 33-story office and condominium tower in the center of Portland’s downtown retail district. The development mogul’s company has left us with a gaping   More
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 AARON MESH

Your Money’s No Good Here

Under the grandstands, here’s how the mayoral campaign contribution limits compare.


Elections
It’s getting to where donating money in the Portland mayoral race requires photo ID, an advanced math degree and a healthy sense of irony. Last week, state Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-East Portl   More
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 AARON MESH

City Slackers

Voters who will decide the mayor’s race in November didn’t cast a ballot in May. That’s good news for Jefferson Smith.


Elections
Numbers may not lie, but they don’t always tell the whole story, either. When former City Commissioner Charlie Hales finished...   More
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 COREY PEIN

Scrubbing All Their Jobs Talk

Everyone running for City Hall wants to help Portland’s economy. But not all their claims of being “job creators” add up.


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City Commissioner Amanda Fritz wants you to believe she has created jobs in Portland...
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Wednesday, May 9, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS , COREY PEIN

Novick Unchained

The City Council candidate is riding such a groundswell of support, he feels he can voice any idea. He has a lot of them.


Elections
On the night he lost his race for U.S. Senate in 2008, Steve Novick gave one of the more extraordinary concession speeches...
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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 AARON MESH

WW’s Endorsements

Our picks in the 2012 Primary.


Elections
City of Portland Mayor: Charlie HalesCity Council Position 1: Mary NolanCity Council Position 4: Steve Novick U.S. House of Representatives Oregon’s 1st, (R): Delinda MorganOregon’s 3rd   More
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

The People’s Mayor: Timothy Hutton


Elections
We sincerely hope you will find our endorsements persuasive. But we would be remiss if we didn’t mention the mayor’s race includes another choice. Timothy Hutton, the people’s choice. Hu   More
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 WW Editorial Staff
 

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