Stephanie Lourenco is the first transgender officer promoted to the rank of captain.

Stephanie Lourenco is the first transgender officer promoted to the rank of captain.

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  • The U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban from several predominantly Muslim countries. Suleyman Nor, a Somali immigrant living in Portland, tells us how his family will be impacted.
  • The City of Portland is proposing a plan to help low-income renters expunge criminal charges from their records in order to lower barriers to housing. We’re joined by Aliza Kaplan, a law professor at Lewis and Clark, and Matt Blake, a formerly homeless veteran.
  • Stephanie Lourenco has been on Portland’s police force for 19 years and has just been promoted to captain. She is also the first transgender police officer in the bureau’s history to be promoted to that rank.

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