Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1529-1-.html Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 Circular Logic - Metro’s $1.4 million study yields another committee. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21250-circular_logic_metros_%2414_million_study_yields_another_committee.html 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]]> Hit the Highway - The state may evict more homeless than the city but lacks a strategy to offer help. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21435-hit_the_highway_the_state_may_evict_more_homeless_than_the_city_but_lacks_a_strategy_to_offer_help.html 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.  TV]]>