VIDEO: Rep. Jeff Reardon Says Unmanned Speed Cameras Will Prevent Walking Deaths in East Portland


Rep. Jeff Reardon (D-Happy Valley) tells WW he's proposing to change state law to allowed unmanned radar cameras to catch speeders because he wants to reduce pedestrian deaths in East Portland."Basically, my premise is kids walking to school, or people walking to get to their job or to get groceries, shouldn't have to worry quite so much about getting killed," Reardon says.WW first reported Wednesday ...   More
Friday, September 26, 2014 AARON MESH

Portland Wants to Change State Law So the City Can Catch Speeders with Unmanned Radar and Cameras


City transportation officials may have found a new means to raise millions of dollars: installing unmanned radar and cameras to catch speeders in school zones and on roads with lots of car crashes. The problem is, the cameras are illegal in Oregon. WW first reported in Wednesday's Murmurs that Rep. Jeff Reardon (D-Happy Valley) plans to draft a bill to make unmanned photo radar legal. State law currently ...   More
Thursday, September 25, 2014 AARON MESH

Oregon House Republicans Blast Bus Project, "Portland Values"


Last Sunday, Bus Project volunteers barreled smack into the anti-Portland fever burning ever hotter in Clackamas County.Every election cycle, Portland voter registration group loads up its vehicle with volunteers and goes out to knock in doors in different parts of the state, usually although not always on behalf of Democratic candidates or causes.But the recent Bus trip to the Clackamas County town ...   More
Saturday, September 15, 2012 TROY BRYNELSON

Jeff Reardon Beats Rep. Mike Schaufler in a Democratic Brawl for House District 48


Rep. Mike Schaufler’s troubled career in the Oregon House is over. Former teacher and business executive Jeff Reardon beat him handily for the Democratic nomination in House District 48. In early voting, Reardon leads Schaufler 66 percent to 34 percent.Schaufler had come under criticism for his boorish behavior and his habit of using campaign funds to pay for his bar tabs. Last year he lost his co-chairmanship ...   More
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Election is Coming

For the City Hall throne and other races, we reveal our picks for the 2012 primary.

Cover Story
Candidate Photography by Kenton Waltz This local election season has had all the intrigue of Game of Thrones, with scheming, betrayals...   More
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Ten Democratic Lawmakers Show Courage: Updated in Schaufler Race, and Endorse His Opponent, Jeff Reardon


Last month, two of the most influential union groups in Oregon politics endorsed embattled State Rep. Mike Schaufler (D-Happy Valley), who faces a primary challenge from Jeff Reardon, a teacher at David Douglas High School.The AFL-CIO, a statewide umbrella group of numerous labor organizations, gave its support to Schaufler despite the fact that his boorish behavior at the union's convention in Eugene ...   More
Thursday, April 5, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS


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