An office building project for city sewer engineers triples in cost to $11.4 million—at the worst possible time.
In December 2011, a coalition of angry water and sewer
ratepayers sued the city of Portland. Their basic allegation: The city
had squandered $127 million in ratepayers’ money on questionable
Oregon will move its health-insurance exchange to federal website
The state of Oregon is dumping its failed health-insurance exchange Cover Oregon and joining the federal website, the Associated Press reports.
The vote by the Cover Oregon board this morning comes after the state spent $248 million on its exchange, without ever signing up a single customer through its website. Oregon becomes the first state to abandon its online h...
Saltzman criticized Novick's plan for a $12-a-month transportation fee.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick is furious over comments his fellow Commissioner Dan Saltzman made to WW this week questioning whether the Portland Bureau of Transportation needs a new street maintenance fee.
Lies and money are flowing fast in the bitter war over Portland’s tap water. Here’s the unfiltered truth.
Portland’s hidden treasure lies nearly 50 miles east of the city, ringed by Douglas fir and protected by gates and guards.
Bull Run Lake, a rain-fed oval nestled in the shadow of Mount Hood, suppl
Rep. Shemia Fagan (D-East Portland) keeps finding money to help people walk safely at the eastern edge of the city.
Fagan and Rep. Jessica Vega Pederson (D-East Portland) announced this morning they have secured $1.9 million in state funding to install flashing beacons at 18 crosswalks. They urged Portland City Council to contribute its own funding.