Schools get billions from the state every year. That number is growing fast. Here’s why it’s never enough.
$7.2 billion is a lot of money.
enough to buy every Oregonian a new MacBook Pro, iPad and iPhone 6. Or
enough to buy every school district in Oregon a $36 million, gently used
The City Club of Portland today named Mike Marshall its new executive director.
Marshall takes over City Club after three decades in Democratic politics. He came to Oregon in 2013 to run the campaign for same-sex marriage. When court victories eliminated the need for that campaign, Marshall shifted over to running former Gov. John Kitzhaber's 2014 general-election campaign. <...
Aide to Democratic Party money man emails potential supporters.
When WW first reported that President Barack Obama will visit Portland on May 7, one of the first questions in political circles was what role, if any, would Portland real estate investor Terry Bean play in the visit.
A split decision will add costs for schools, state agenices and local governments.
The Oregon Supreme Courtruled today that big cuts to the state's public retirement system the Legislature made in 2013 are unconstitutional, slashing the savings taxpayers would have seen under the reforms.The court delivered a split decision: It ruled that cutting the cost of living increases for worke...
Tort claim notice accuses Oregon's former chief operating officer Michael Jordan of illegality, retaliation
The slow-motion disaster formerly known as Cover Oregon continues to reverberate through state government.
Lawmakers voted to abolish the state's ill-fated online health insurance exchange recently, folding it into another state agency after Oregon spent $300 million of federal money on a website that never functioned.
Now a top state information technology official named
When state Sen. Chuck Riley (D-Hillsboro) sat down with constituents over coffee on April 25, he probably didn't intend to get into a history discussion.One unidentified man expressed unhappiness with Riley's April 14 vote for SB 941, a controversial measure that expands background checks for ...
Portland economist Robert McCullough has been unsparing in his analysis of the financial underpinnings of the region's only operating nuclear generating plant, the Columbia Generating Station in Richland, Wash.
A new report McCullough released earlier this month says the plant's operator, Energy N...More
U.S. Attorney for Oregon Amanda Marshall has submitted her resignation effective May 15.The state's top federal law enforcement official went on leave in March. Initially, she told U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden's office that her leave was health-related but it quickly emerged that Marshall was under investigation for More
Pilots say the Port of Portland’s plans to sell land for a power plant next to the Troutdale Airport include a fatal flaw.
Mike Rhodes fell in love with flying nearly 50 years ago
at the Troutdale Airport while on a school field trip, and from his
first flight, he knew he wanted to be a pilot.
Today, Rhodes, 61, a