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Airbnb Has Spent $24,000 Lobbying Portland City Council

Its new hotel taxes won't be earmarked for affordable housing.


Airbnb's visit to Portland City Hall was very successful—but it wasn't cheap.As reported in this morning's Murmurs, Airbnb spent $19,782 from April through June lobbying C...   More
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 by Sami Edge and Aaron Mesh

New Labor Deal Means Some Oregon Zoo Employees Will Pay for Parking


A tentative contract agreement between Metro and one of its labor unions means some Oregon Zoo employees will begin to pay for parking.

But another employee union is still holding out—saying the government is gouging them by making them pay to park at their jobs.

The American Federation of S...   More
Thursday, July 24, 2014 by Sami Edge and Aaron Mesh
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