City Of Portland
Report finds Portland leaders tried to avoid competitive process for truth and reconciliation project
A recent investigation from the city auditor's office found that the process to hire a firm to help oversee the truth and reconciliation commission’s work violated city policy.
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.
Mayor Ted Wheeler turned to Sam Adams to fix Portland. But at what cost?
What impact might Sam Adams' abrupt departure from City Hall have on current city priorities?
Portland’s climate justice program could see new beginning
A vote of approval from the Portland City Council on Wednesday could mark a new beginning for the Portland Clean Energy Fund.
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.
Judge rules against People for Portland, keeping Metro homeless funding in place
A Multnomah County judge ruled Monday that an effort to radically alter the way the Portland region addresses homelessness cannot move forward in its current form.
For the first time in 36 years, Portland has a race for city auditor
A public sector auditor and a certified public accountant battle to be Portland’s next auditor.
Portland then and now: A look back at the city’s history on the anniversary of its incorporation
Oregon's largest city has a storied history. On the anniversary of the city's incorporation, OPB revisits some of the events that shaped Portland into the city it is today.
Major strike of municipal trade workers possible in Portland
After over a year of bargaining, the District Council of Trade Unions declared an impasse last month, indicating negotiations with the city over their contract were deadlocked.
Commissioner Mingus Mapps says he has no ties to People for Portland campaign after series of flattering ads
“There is no connection between myself and my office and People for Portland. I haven’t spoken to anyone from the organization. I have not even seen a People for Portland ad,” Mapps told OPB this week. “I don’t have a TV.”