OLCC Probes Brady's New Seasons Claims


The Oregon Liquor Control Commission completed a brief probe into New Seasons Markets' liquor license last week, following mayoral candidate Eileen Brady and her husband, former New Seasons CEO Brian Rohter's, explanation of Brady's role in the company's founding. Brady's claim to be a "founding co-owner" of New Seasons, the popular 12-store chain, is central to her campaign narrative. Last week, ...   More
Monday, January 23, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

What One Big Public Campaign Finance Supporter Thinks About Bringing Back the Idea in 2012

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Here's a mini-update to a piece in this week's WW about the prospects of public campaign finance returning to the 2012 ballot for Portland voters to consider.One of the biggest supporters of the effort last fall to retain public financing as an option in city races was New Seasons co-founder Brian Rohter. Rohter, who donated more than $5,000 in cash and in-kind contributions to the unsuccessful pro-public ...   More
Thursday, March 17, 2011 HANK STERN

Transportation, Foodie Donors Give to Kitzhaber

In these dog days of summer, candidates have little to do except polish their stump speeches and make the fundraising phone calls that most of them dread. Republican gubernatorial nominee Chris Dudley has continued to attract strong financial support. And after a quiet period following the May primary, Democratic nominee John Kitzhaber is reporting more checks. New fundraising filings show that ...   More
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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