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A property brawl pits Betsy Johnson

Multnomah County
A site controlled by one of Portland’s largest property owners is the source of a fight between a powerful state senator and one of her longtime political allies. Over the past two decades, Sen. Betsy Johnson (D-Scappoose) has deployed considerable financial and political     More
Friday, December 17, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Updated: Real-Estate Magnate Joe Weston Supports Recall Campaign

American Property Management, which is owned by real-estate titan Joe Weston, has just given a $795.83 in-kind contribution to the Community to Recall Sam Adams, according to Orestar. The contribution from American Property Management makes Weston the most prominent financial contributor so far to the recall campaign. Jasun Wurster of the campaign to recall Mayor Sam Adams says the in-kind ...   More
Thursday, July 30, 2009 BETH SLOVIC

Mayoral Recall Campaign Gets A New Office

The campaign to recall Mayor Sam Adams got a boost this week with news that real-estate bigwig Joe Weston would lease the mostly volunteer effort new, discounted office space across from the Rose Quarter. The new office at 407 N. Broadway won't open until next week. But volunteers should be familiar with the space already; it's next door to the old office Weston donated during the last recall ...   More
Friday, March 26, 2010 BETH SLOVIC


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