Wall Street Journal Hails Streetcar Revival

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Wednesday's Wall Street Journal highlighted Portland's streetcar in an article about several other cities hoping to emulate our system: Cincinnati; Kansas City; Atlanta; Ft. Lauderdale and Salt Lake City. The article contains at least one quote sure to please mayoral candidate Charlie Hales. He's not mentioned in the story but oversaw the development of the streetcar when he served as city commissioner ...   More
 
Thursday, August 16, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Playing Possum: Kitzhaber Reports Another $50,000 Contribution


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Yesterday, Democratic gubernatorial nominee John Kitzhaber reported a $50,000 contribution a month after he received the check. The Kithzaber campaign reported that contribution (from Tin House Publisher Win McCormack,) on the last day allowed by Oregon election law, which requires candidates to disclose contributions within 30 days of receiving them. Today, Kitzhaber did the same thing, ...   More
 
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Win McCormack Gives Kitzhaber $50,000; Dudley Still Far Ahead in Fundraising


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Democratic gubernatorial nominee John Kitzhaber reported a $50,000 contribution from Tin House publisher Win McCormack late last week. That contribution, Kitzhaber's largest from an individual and only the second $50,000 contribution his campaign has reported was actually made a month ago but only reported late Friday night, according to a filing with the state. That delay is perfectly legal ...   More
 
Monday, August 30, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Long-time and Big-time Democratic Contributor Writes Rare Check to Republican


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For anybody who pays attention to money in Oregon politics, Win McCormack's name is a familiar one. The longtime Portland publisher (pictured above on the right with the late State Treasurer Ben Westlund at the 2008 Democratic National Convention) is always among the leading donors to Democratic candidates and progressive causes. In the past year alone, McCormack has given more than $350,000, ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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