Read The Letter: Greenbrier CEO Slams City's River Plan


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The Greenbrier Companies' Gunderson subsidiary is one of the largest employers on Portland's industrial waterfront. The Lake Oswego-based outfit builds railcars and barges on 63 acres along the Willamette River, and Greenbrier CEO Bill Furman has been critical of the City of Portland's River Plan. In this April 15 letter [PDF] to Mayor Sam Adams after City Council approved part of the river ...   More
 
Monday, April 19, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Hefty Checks Continue to Flow Into Governor, Metro Races


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As the debate begins about whether to continue Portland's practice of publicly-financed city elections, it's worth looking at what happens in other Oregon races that are entirely financed by private donors and interest groups. The effect of public financing in Portland has been to limit individual donations in most cases to $500 or less (although privately financed candidates do sometimes accept ...   More
 
Monday, May 24, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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