Climate Change March Makes Strange Bedfellows

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Made your weekend activism plans? Pretty much everybody else in town has.Opposing climate change isn't exactly a radical stance in greenie Portland. But as New York City prepares for the People's Climate March on Sunday—described as the largest global-warming demonstration on record—the PDX offshoot has drawn a notably large contingent.Event RSVPs include not just the usual environmental coalition ...   More
 
Friday, September 19, 2014 AARON MESH

Report Shows New Top Spender Among City Hall Lobbyists

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There's a new big spender among the groups that regularly lobby four mayor and four city commissioners in Portland City Hall: a national union-backed group called Working America. Unlike Walmart, the Portland Business Alliance, the Port of Portland and other regulars on the City Auditor's lobbying reports, Working America uses anti-corporate rhetoric influenced by the Occupy Wall Street movement—and ...   More
 
Monday, July 30, 2012 COREY PEIN

Ron Wyden Targeted in New TV Ad on Health Care


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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzXhPtbk9eo&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fhealthcareforamericanow%2Eorg%2Fsite%2Fcontent%2Fwhat%5Fif%5Fads&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] A coalition called Health Care For America Now announced today that it is spending $1.1 million to broadcast a health care ad campaign in 10 states over the next 10 days, with the version on our airwaves tailored to ...   More
 
Friday, June 19, 2009 HANK STERN

John Kitzhaber Gets AFL-CIO Endorsement


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Score one big political point for former Gov. John Kitzhaber today in his run for his old job. Kitzhaber, who was governor from 1995 through 2002, announced this afternoon that he picked up the endorsement in the May Democratic primary of the AFL-CIO, which represents 225,000-plus Oregonians. Former Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury, who's running in the Democratic primary against Kitzhaber, ...   More
 
Friday, March 5, 2010 HANK STERN

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