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Portland approves 5-year, $750 million climate action plan

The Portland Clean Energy Fund’s Climate Investment Plan aims to reduce carbon emissions and ensure residents are better prepared for climate change, with a focus on helping communities of color and low-income residents.


More than 600 city of Portland workers out on strike

Municipal workers who respond to Portland's sewage leaks, clear streets of snow and ice and keep parks clean officially went on strike after nearly a year of negotiations broke down in December over wages.

A group of activists demanding the resignation of Mayor Ted Wheeler and changes to the city's response to homelessness and protests shut down a Portland City Council meeting at City Hall Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.

Portland lost $1.4M, but city leaders aren’t saying how

A nonprofit did what it had done dozens of times before: submitted what’s known as a “draw request” to the city housing bureau, asking to withdraw some of the money awarded to them — this time for $1,468,775.59. The city did what it does many times every day: paid it. Only this time, the money went somewhere else.