In a wide-ranging interview, the three discussed law enforcement in and around downtown, recovery assistance for businesses, social and economic justice, racial disparities in access to capital, and how each candidate would work with business leaders.… Read More
City officials have dedicated $15 million in funding to help low-income Portlanders deal with the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Friday.
Wheeler said the funds were intended to offer help to those most in need as the city grapples with the economic fallout of the ongoing pandemic.… Read More
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said the money at risk is “critical to protecting vulnerable residents.” “These threats include restricting federal funds for coronavirus relief, funds for HIV treatment, and funds for newborn screenings,” Wheeler said in a statement. “That’s why Portland, Seattle and New York will fight this illegal designation."… Read More