The State Treasurer—famously averse to risk—wants to gamble millions for college scholarships.
We didn’t think we’d see State Treasurer
Ted Wheeler out on the campaign trail for another two years. He won
election in the last cycle to a full four-year term after being
appointed in 2010
State treasurer Ted Wheeler wants to borrow $500 million to buy stocks and invest the profits in college scholarships.
As Multnomah County chairman, Ted Wheeler killed a risky
proposal for an Oregon Convention Center headquarters hotel. As state
treasurer, he’s been a voice of caution on excessive borrowing and