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Homeless camp Right 2 Dream Too strikes out again in its effort to find a new location.

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Six weeks ago, the Portland City Council seemed ready to buy its way out of its most prominent homelessness problem.  The city agreed Feb. 17 to give $846,000 to the leaders of homeless camp    More
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 AARON MESH

The Anti-Fritz Candidate

Rep. Mary Nolan is running for City Council but hasn’t yet connected with voters.

Mary Nolan looks uncomfortable. About 25 people have gathered for a candidates’ forum at the June Key Delta Community Center in North Portland.   More
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 HEIDI GROOVER

City Hall: The Agenda Behind the Agenda, April 6

Portland City Hall March 30

Portland City Council is full this morning with students and education activists to hear Mayor Sam Adams' "State of Education" report.  Also on the council agenda is the city's tree code, a tax-credit program for businesses that create job-shadowing opportunities for teenagers, a scholarship program to send high-school graduates to community college, Commissioner Dan Saltzman's new technology ...   More
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Commissioners Approve Funding to Fight Human Trafficking

Portland City Council voted 5-0 this morning to allocate $285,000 from the general fund to help fight human trafficking, a crime that earned Portland the nickname "Pornland" from Dan Rather. "This is not the kind of recognition I want for the city I love," Mayor Sam Adams told his colleagues this morning. The one-time money will double the number of sexual-abuse-victim advocates at the Sexual ...   More
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Portlanders Sound Off on Joint Terrorism Task Force at Town Hall Meeting

Portland City Council held its "good ol' fashioned town hall" meeting, as Mayor Sam Adams put it, last night to discuss the possibility of Portland renewing its membership with the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force. "Tonight is not about making decisions," Adams said. "Tonight is about making sure we're asking the right questions." The discussion whether to rejoin was prompted by the alleged ...   More
Friday, January 14, 2011 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

Portland City Council #3

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 HANK STERN

Portland City Council #2

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 HANK STERN

City Council Quick Hits: Tax Breaks, Soccer, Furloughs and Merit Pay

Portland City Council has waded through a number of topics this morning and afternoon, after its marathon session last night on the topic of renaming 39th Avenue for Cesar E. Chavez. Mayor Sam Adams referred a proposal to give a 10-year tax break to a new housing complex back to his office Commissioner Nick Fish's office. A handful of neighbors from North Portland had testified against the proposal ...   More
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 BETH SLOVIC

Fred Stewart Will Decide By Jan. 1 Whether To Run Against Nick Fish

Real estate broker Fred Stewart, no stranger to seeking public office, just called (on his 45th birthday no less) to tell us he's turning his attention to making a run next year against City Commissioner Nick Fish. Not that Fish should be quaking in fear necessarily, given that Fish easily beat Stewart and three others in 2008 to complete the rest of Erik Sten's council term when Sten resigned ...   More
Friday, December 11, 2009 HANK STERN


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