A representative of the Portland Business Alliance has refused to sign off on City Commissioner Steve Novick's proposed budget for the Portland Bureau of Transportation—usually a formality in the city budget process.
What's the hangup? Novick wants to end a deal where ...
A state investigator today issued a report recommending the dismissal of an ethics complaint against Patricia McCaig, Gov. John Kitzhaber's top adviser on the Columbia River Crossing.The investigator with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission says in a 41-page report that McCaig di...More
The Oregon Tax Court has for a second time dismissed a lawsuit by Lewis & Clark Law School professor Jack Bogdanski against the Portland Arts Tax, upholding an earlier ruling that the court lacks jurisdiction.
Tax Court Judge Henry C. Breithaupt yesterday More
Mayor's chief of staff subject of civil rights complaint.
A staffer in Mayor Charlie Hales’ office has filed a state civil rights complaint alleging that the mayor’s chief of staff, Gail Shibley, pressured him into revealing that he is HIV-positive and then verbally harassed him because of his illness. In a complaint filed Jan. 14 with the state Bureau of Labor and Industries, the staffer says Shibley called him a “skank�...
An aide to Mayor Charlie Hales says chief of staff Gail Shibley discriminated against him for being HIV-positive.
A staffer in Mayor Charlie Hales’ office has filed a state
civil rights complaint alleging that the mayor’s chief of staff, Gail
Shibley, pressured him into revealing that he is HIV-positive a