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Ratepayers are struggling to pay their utility bills and Kate Brown doesn’t care

July 21, 2021 1

By Rachel Dawson Oregonians are struggling to pay their utility bills. So then…

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Portland’s Housing Affordability Debacle

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By Stew Robertson The City of Portland’s housing state of emergency, first declared…

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When the Police Go Away, The Criminals Will Play

July 14, 2021 0

By Mia Tiwana Portland is on its way to having more than three…

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Press Release: Heat Wave Highlights Fatal Flaws of Wind Power

July 9, 2021 5

July 9, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:John A. Charles, Jr.President & CEOCascade…

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Roads, Not Light Rail, Get Us Through Extreme Weather

July 7, 2021 1

Light rail has problems with reliability despite massive government funding. By Stew Robertson…

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Homelessness Is More Than a Branding Problem

July 1, 2021 2

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Portland’s housing crisis is now in its sixth year….

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Portland Cannot Ignore “Low-Impact” Camps

June 30, 2021 1

A proposed ordinance aims to deprioritize some homeless camps considered “low impact” By…

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Travelers, Please Come to Portland … After We Clean Up the Place

June 23, 2021 0

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. If you get the Sunday New York Times, your…

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The PERS Crisis at 21: The PERS Board Must Act

June 22, 2021 3

By adopting a near-zero assumed rate of return, PERS can become solvent in…

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PDX to Invest $150,000 in Failed Housing Policy

June 17, 2021 2

Portland’s policy of Inclusionary Zoning makes housing less affordable for families. By Vlad…

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