ELGL Annual Conference Survey is contemplating offering a one-day conference in Fall 2013. Please take this very short survey to share your opinions about this idea, and to guide the ELGL board as they consider this possibility.
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Upcoming ELGL Forums
ELGL-Portland Presents Bill Wyatt, Port of Portland Executive Director, January 15, 2013 (note the date change), 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218, 11:45 am – Forum; 1:00 pm – Tour of Port of Portland Headquarters, RSVP to Megan Messmer, ELGL Project Coordinator, [email protected]
ELGL-Willamette Valley Presents Triple Bottom Line Decision Making – Come learn about the decision making framework Eugene staff is using to help reach sustainability and human rights goals. Thursday, January 17 at noon.
Mays bids farewell as mayor – When Sherwood Mayor Keith Mays adjourned the Dec. 18 City Council meeting, he effectively closed out his eight years as mayor, and with four more years as council president, he became the longest-serving mayor in recent Sherwood history.
A fight to the finish: Portland Mayor Sam Adams’ polarizing term ends with unfulfilled potential – Sam Adams, Portland’s 51st mayor, pushed through an ambitious list of priorities that easily eclipsed former Mayor Tom Potter. But the Beau Breedlove scandal that rocked Adams’ first months in office left voters polarized, and Adams opted to be come just the third mayor in a century not to seek a second term.
FBI forensic flaws may mar local cases – Exaggerated hair “match” claims that led to wrongful convictions weren’t limited to rogue examiners or the FBI, former agents say.
How Party of Fiscal Limits Shifted to ‘No New Taxes,’ Ever – Some Republicans fear that the party’s commitment to prevent tax increases more and more is coming at the expense of those other, older kinds of fiscal responsibility.
America’s Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods – These are the places where hipsters have everything they need to flourish.
The Fiscal Cliff