A lot of Texans like Greater Portland.
Donations have been pouring in to fund this project on Kickstarter.
Portland was one of four New England cities in the top 25.
The Christian Science Monitor came to town and offered some interesting perspective on the minimum wage debate.
“Obviously, when we have 4,000 or 5,000 people coming in here on a given night, it has a real impact on the local economy.”
The U.S. Surgeon General has found that nine out of every 10 smokers tried their first cigarette before the age of 18.
“I would never have proposed this if I’d thought there was a danger of people being displaced or falling through the cracks.”
“Portland has a long and proud history of turning back discrimination and working to support the rights of all people.”
Jon Jennings has been at City Hall for nine months, but this is his first annual budget for Portland.
“By singling out a particular group of people to support … you’re creating greater divisiveness between communities in the city,”