CenturyLink Sues to Stop Portland Phone Tax

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CenturyLink is asking a judge to decide whether Portland’s new tax—intended to raise up to $5 million to pay for police reforms—is legal, and its asking to stop the tax until the question is answered.The Portland City Council, under the legal gun itself by the U.S. Department of Justice, passed increased taxes on CenturyLink and Frontier Communications on Nov. 28. As of Jan. 1, the companies ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Hales Says He Wants Reese to Stay on as Police Chief

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Mayor-elect Charlie Hales says is committed to keeping Mike Reese on as Portland's police chief.Hales, who will serve as police commissioner, says he hasn't set a time table for when they'll decide if the relationship is working out. "I haven't set a schedule other than obviously, I'll be watching his performance, just like every other key manager at the city—daily and weekly," he says.During the ...   More
 
Thursday, December 6, 2012 by Andrea Damewood

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