The state may evict more homeless than the city but lacks a strategy to offer help.
On Oct. 3, the Oregon Department of Transportation invited
news media to watch as it removed “trespassers” camping on a stretch of
its land between Johnson Creek and Interstate 205.
Metro’s $1.4 million study yields another committee.
When Tom Hughes took over as Metro president three years
ago, he promised to put the regional government to work creating jobs
for the Portland area.
To be sure, Hughes
has pushed major constr