The Christian Science Monitor came to town and offered some interesting perspective on the minimum wage debate.
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.
“Whenever we talk about changes to the landscape, people get antsy.”
“By singling out a particular group of people to support … you’re creating greater divisiveness between communities in the city,”
“I don’t think anyone is thrilled about it.”
A year ago at this time, the pipeline was transporting nearly 105,000 barrels of oil per day.
Instead of talking about how Portland is on the upswing, we’d be talking about a second straight decade of population decline.