Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says the city cannot continue to spend a record amount of general fund dollars helping the homeless.
In a split with the Multnomah County district attorney, two Portland city council members say the city can compel police officers involved in shootings to talk with investigators immediately afterward.
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The mayor is expected to file an ordinance Friday that would compel officers to be interviewed within 48-hours of a deadly force incident.
Wheeler praised Portland police for their response to competing downtown demonstrations but wants more information on why some decisions were made.
Mat dos Santos, the legal director for the ACLU of Oregon, says Mayor Ted Wheeler’s call to block two upcoming rallies is well-intentioned but incorrect.
Participants urged each other not to let the killings – and the hate that apparently motivated them – drive Oregonians apart.
Portland's elected council members are all white. But many of their employees are not. The frequent, chaotic protests at City Hall have frustrated and even scared some of the people of color who work for the city.
The city has forecast a $18.4 million surplus for the next budget year. Mayor Ted Wheeler has proposed splitting it between two of his priorities: transportation infrastructure and services for the homeless.
A group with signs calling for "Justice for Quanice Hayes" blocked off the entrance to the Portland Building.
Will Ted Wheeler buck the trend of one-term mayors in Portland? For our first episode of 2017, we look at the challenges of running the city at a time when incivility is rampant at council meetings.
Portland is bringing in record revenues, but revenue is only half of the equation. The need for services is also growing, and the council is considering raising taxes on everything from marijuana sales to new construction.
Ted Wheeler and Jules Bailey have captured most of the attention in the race to lead Portland. But 13 other candidates are adding important substance and perspectives to the campaign.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales gives his final state of the city address Friday. Here are five things to expect him to cover.
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Portland mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler discussed his plans to fix Portland's gentrification of minority communities on Think Out Loud.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales won't seek a second term. That leaves State Treasurer Ted Wheeler as the early favorite in the 2016 mayoral race.
State Treasurer Ted Wheeler supported increasing the amount of urban renewal funds for affordable housing from 30 to 50 percent.
Portland's previous three mayors, Vera Katz, Tom Potter, and Sam Adams announced today they are endorsing Ted Wheeler in the upcoming mayoral election.