Mayoral candidate Charlie Hales was awash in money from developers during the May primary race—almost one-quarter of his cash came from development- and real estate-related donors.
After he won, H
The City of Portland has been a minor
player in the proposed $3.5 billion Columbia River Crossing—with its
wide freeway bridges and light rail to Vancouver, Wash. But the
mega-project will pro
Last month, the Portland Development
Commission resumed negotiations on two long-debated projects requiring
millions in public subsidies: an office tower in Southwest Portland
without a carbon f
The city’s labor contract with police
allows officers involved in a shooting or in-custody death to decline to
talk to bureau investigators for 48 hours while they confer with union
In 2009, Tom Moyer abandoned work on a new 33-story office
and condominium tower in the center of Portland’s downtown retail
district. The development mogul’s company has left us with a gaping
If Oregon is so solidly blue, why should a Portlander bother voting this year?
Oregon is a die-hard blue state—and anyway, since the
conventions, Obama’s been running away with the election. So, as a
Portlander, why should I bother voting? —Derpa the Sherpa
The two mayoral candidates, State Rep. Jefferson Smith and former City Commissioner Charlie Hales, turned in their responses to the Portland Business Alliance's candidate questionnaire recently. Their entire answers are worth reading but of particular note are their responses to the PBA's question about the proposed $3.5 billion Columbia River Crossing project, which is a top priority for the business ...