She’s pressing Salem to open state pocketbooks for abused women.
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Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence director Vanessa Timmons is fighting in Salem to get state leaders
to combat domestic violence. And she wants them to do it with more
This week's WW cover story on new Portland Mayor Charlie Halestakes a closer look at how most of the real deal-making in City Hall takes place in an improvised dance of one-on-one office meetings between commissioners and the...More
Portland needs to make big spending cuts. New mayor Charlie Hales is swinging the ax.
Portland City Hall is awfully quiet for a palace amid a revolution.
Since the start of
the year, the place has felt like a barely solvent art gallery sold to
absentee bankers. Outside the mayor’
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales promised upon taking office to cut non-essential expenses out of the city budget.
This afternoon, he announced the first one he's cutting: a public-private partnership to give summer jobs to teenagers.
Hales' office said today it will not bring to City Council two items it removed from the agenda earlier this month: A grant and a contrac...
For five months, it's been clear that the only operational American-made streetcar has a list of glitches.Now Portland knows the bill.
In a contract amendment that goes before City Council on Wednesday, Portland Streetcar is asking the City of Portland for $145,000 to fix a malfunctioning propulsion system on the only streetcar that manufacturer United Streetcar has ...
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden sent a letter yesterday to President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. The letter asks for the secret legal opinions that say when the president can kill Americans with drones.
That letter is getting More