Former Rep. Mary Nolan Lands At FamilyCare


Former State Rep. Mary Nolan (D-Portland) was unlikely to stay on the sidelines long after coming up short in her campaign to defeat incumbent City Commissioner Amanda Fritz last November.As WW reported, Nolan was recently a finalist for the top job at Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette, but lost out on that job. But she's now been hired by FamilyCare, a large Medicare and Medicaid managed-care ...   More
Monday, April 1, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Planned Parenthood Names a New CEO

stacy james

After a lengthy search Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette finally found a new CEO and President, the nonprofit announced today.The board tapped Stacy James, the CEO and President of Planned Parenthood of Montana.James, who will start June 1, edged out former state Rep. Mary Nolan (D-Portland), who lost a City Council race this November against incumbent City Commissioner Amanda Fritz. James, ...   More
Monday, February 18, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Mary Nolan is a Candidate for Planned Parenthood Director Gig


Former Portland City Council candidate and soon-to-be ex Rep. Mary Nolan is a candidate for the top job at Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette.The nonprofit confirmed to WW this afternoon that Nolan, who lost a bid to unseat incumbent City Commissioner Amanda Fritz in November, is a candidate for the CEO position. She would replace David Greenberg, who left his $196,000 a-year-post earlier ...   More
Friday, December 28, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Fritz Defeats Nolan in City Council Race


City Commissioner Amanda Fritz has survived a challenge to her City Council seat.In early returns Tuesday night, Fritz leads her challenger, state Rep. Mary Nolan (D-Portland), 58 percent to 41 percent.Fritz for much of the year looked vulnerable to Nolan, known for her flinty approach and ability to raise plenty of campaign cash. (She spent more than $500,000.) She started the campaign appearing weak ...   More
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 OLGA KOZINSKIY

In City Council Race, Fritz Has an Edge Over Nolan, With Many Still Undecided


City Commissioner Amanda Fritz is a slight favorite to be re-elected Nov. 6 over her challenger, Rep. Mary Nolan (D-Portland), according to new polls.A poll released Tuesday by Fox 12 and Oregon Public Broadcasting shows respondents favored Fritz over Nolan by 37 percent to 29 percent, with 34 percent undecided. And a survey released Monday night by The Oregonian shows similar results: 38 percent ...   More
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Amanda Fritz and Mary Nolan Weigh In on CRC


Many special interest groups routinely ask city candidates to fill out questionnaires as part of their endorsement process, but the Portland Business Alliance is among the most detailed. Some of the group's questions force candidates to answer direct and sometimes difficult questions. Here are the responses incumbent City Commissioner Amanda Fritz and her challenger, State Rep. Mary Nolan (D-Portland) ...   More
Friday, September 7, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

SEIU Backs Hales for Mayor


The Service Employees International Union Local 49 has endorsed Charlie Hales for mayor, a source near Hales' campaign has told WW.The candidates have largely split the labor endorsements. Hales landed backing from the United Food and Commercial Workers, the Amalgamated Transit Union and the Joint Council of Teamsters. his opponent, Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-Portland), has been endorsed by the Portland ...   More
Friday, July 13, 2012 AARON MESH


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