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Category Archives: Politics
Bicyclists must stop at stop signs. No skateboarders in the city. Drivers can’t use cellphones. Unenforced laws aren’t laws, they’re just suggestions. Continue reading
I-5 links Baja California with British Columbia. Any bridge on it should be replaced quickly, if needed, right? Welcome to Portland’s I-5 bridge fiasco. Continue reading
With projected costs for the subsidies to reach $290 million this year, the Oregon legislature’s looking at the long, hard road in front of it – do they cut the subsidies that are hurting the state budget at a time when other areas need help, or do they continue subsidizing this up-and-coming industry in hopes that the green industry brings much-needed jobs to our beleaguered state?
We were happy to hear that Portland Public Schools and the Portland Teachers Union reached a tentative agreement for a 2-year contract. No strikes. No threats. Continue reading
Okay, we must admit – seeing U.S. Representative David Wu dressed in a tiger costume threw us back a little, but it also made us think; wouldn’t the world be a little better if all of Congress wore its crazy on the outside? Continue reading