Digest: Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Portland city charter commission proposes new government structures The commissioners responsible for updating Portland’s city charter held a preliminary vote on March 31 on changes to city government. All twenty members of the Portland City Charter Review Commission voted in favor of the moderate changes, including: Using ranked choice voting in city elections, which will allow voters to rank candidates in… Continue reading Digest: Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Calendar: March 23 to March 30

Please note that calendars will be published on Wednesdays moving forward, rather than Tuesdays. Thursday, March 24 12:00 p.m. — Strike at Artifact: Creative Recycle Workers at Artifact: Creative Recycle will hold strike actions Thursday through Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. They’re asking that the store’s owners put anti-discrimination policies into place, provide equal pay for… Continue reading Calendar: March 23 to March 30

Digest: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Fire at Warm Springs water treatment facility A fire destroyed a transformer at the Warm Springs Water Treatment Plant last Friday, leaving the facility without power and unable to treat water. The transformer is outside of the plant and no damage occurred inside of the facility. According to Chico Holliday, the general manager of public… Continue reading Digest: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Digest: Friday, February 11, 2022

Campaign finance reform proposals disqualified from ballot Shemia Fagan, the Secretary of State of Oregon, may have ended this year’s push to put campaign finance reform on the ballot. She disqualified all three proposals (Initiatives 43, 44, and 45) sponsored by Honest Elections Oregon due to a technicality — they don’t include the full text… Continue reading Digest: Friday, February 11, 2022