Joint Terrorism Task Force Flap in New York City

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 Once you're done reading the piece in today's WW about the reasons for the latest delay in a City Council decision on whether Portland police officers should be part of the federal Joint Terrorism Task Force, there's another piece worth reading.It's a report in the New York Daily News from a couple days back on internal squabbles inside New York City's JTTF, a dispute that may give fodder to ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 by

City Hall: Portland Wants to Join NYC in Fighting for Green Taxi Cabs


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Portland City Council this morning will hear a resolution to authorize the city attorney's office to join in an amicus brief and participate in court proceedings in the case of City of New York v. Metropolitan Taxicab Board of Trade. At issue in New York is a federal appeals court ruling that said New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's efforts to require taxi companies to use hybrid or green-energy ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Nick Fish is Stuck in New York and He Isn't Happy


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For those of us not lucky enough to travel on the holidays, here's an update on the vacation of one Portland city commissioner. Commissioner Nick Fish was scheduled to fly back to Portland with his wife and two children from New York last night after visiting his wife's mom in Westchester County. But as you might have read, snow has paralyzed travel in New York City and along the East Coast. ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 HANK STERN

Mayor Sam Adams's Latest Travels


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It's time for another installment in what is becoming a semi-regular feature: Where in the world is Portland's mayor this week? New York City is today's answer. Mayor Sam Adams left Wednesday morning (in the middle of City Council's weekly session no less) and returns to work Friday. Adams is in the Big Apple to talk about "economic development," according to his calendar. But he's also there ...   More
 
Thursday, August 27, 2009 BETH SLOVIC

Oregon Answers Mosque Controversy in New York City


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The controversy in New York City over a proposed mosque and community center near ground zero in New York City has drawn comment from President Obama, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and many other politicians. This Saturday, Aug. 28 Portlanders will get their chance at a panel and discussion on the topic at Portland State University. Everybody is invited to ...   More
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010 Jacob Pierce

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