In other news: Pot shop woes continue.
In this interview, Andrew Hoan talks about Portland’s economic future, why his organization supported a tax hike, and how Portland is not Brooklyn.
The $250 million a year measure aims to end chronic homelessness.
Officials are eyeing motel or other housing options to replace the closing shelters.
A tax on the rich to help the poor? That’s an easy sell. It’s the fine print that makes us queasy—there isn’t any.
The fight over homeless services now involves lawyers and accusations that lawyers and lobbyists protecting their own wealth.