Oregon Election Results Good for CRC Backers

Critics of $3.5 Billion Highway Projects Lose; Champion Likely House Speaker


Backers of the proposed $3.5 billion Columbia River Crossing project suffered a defeat in Washington last night when Clark County voters rejected a ballot measure that would help pay for operations of the light-rail component of the project. The latest numbers show the measure, which would provide $2.5 million annually for operations of the proposed Portland-to-Vancouver MAX expansion, failing 56 percent ...   More
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Hot House

Strippers and union goons, fetuses and convicts—they’re all appearing in the fierce battle for control of the Oregon House.

Observers of the Portland mayor’s race have whined about campaign tactics this year. But running for City Hall is like sipping high tea...   More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS


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