Five tasks for Portland’s toughest commissioner before he retires from City Hall.
Love him or hate him, Portland will be a more boring place without City Commissioner Randy Leonard.
face would turn scarlet at the comparison, but in his nine-plus years
on the City Cou
After 10 years, the former commissioner eyes a return to City Hall.
Too early for 2012 election coverage, you say? Well, the
people campaigning to unseat Portland Mayor Sam Adams are already busy
raising money and sending out junk mail.
It’s widely assumed
What earmarks might Portland’s 2011-12 budget include?
Mayor Sam Adams is supposed to introduce his proposed city budget this week for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
The majority of
Portland’s $391 million discretionary general-fund budget,
Why green Portland doesn’t recycle food waste citywide yet.
A pilot program in Portland to collect food waste
separately from residential garbage won’t expand to include the entire
city this spring as expected.
Two new Portland garbage transfer facilities
Can public campaign finance be revived in Portland?
Four months after Portland voters killed public financing
of political campaigns for city office, a small cadre of supporters is
organizing to bring the issue back.
got the OK last month from
Why Portland shouldn’t rejoin the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
In 2005, led by then-Mayor Tom Potter, Portland became the
only U.S. city to pull out of the Joint Terrorism Task Force over
The City Council
should not reverse that deci