“We are talking about a population that is overwhelmingly educated and motivated to work.”
Instead of talking about how Portland is on the upswing, we’d be talking about a second straight decade of population decline.
City officials have bought tenants affected by a mass eviction in the Parkside neighborhood more time to find new housing. But with a well-publicized housing shortage continuing to nag Portland, the clock is ticking for those same city officials to come up with a plan to avoid future crises like this one. In a news conference at […]
“That particular problem has been around for a long time.”
Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling and City Councilor Belinda Ray trumpeted the role of new leadership Friday afternoon in the announcement that the local firefighters’ union has agreed to a contract with the city. The deal is newsworthy, in part, because the previous contract expired more than two years ago, and talks between city negotiators and […]
It’s been well-publicized what Keep Portland Livable has been fighting against. Here are some ideas of what they’re fighting for.
“It’s an honor to receive a letter from the First Lady saying how inspired she is by the work that we are doing here.”
“It’s about [asking], ‘What are we doing to maximize the potential of people who are arriving on our shores?’”
We’ll know a year from now whether the new approach is as effective in terms of getting results.
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