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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdhLJim5JxI&w=560&h=315] The 50th Knope of the Week has been selected after a week long search for the individual who has done the most to advance the mission of ELGL. In case you haven’t yet memorized the ELGL mission statement, here it is in its entirety, THE MISSION of the Oregon Emerging Local Government Leaders Network … Continued
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AB9zPfXqQQ&w=560&h=315] Trending Oregon Tax Trouble: The dreaded sales tax must be weighed as a part of fiscal reform – Say sales tax. Did your blood pressure rise? In Oregon, typically it does. This is the state whose citizens have rejected a sales tax nine times and whose politicians twist in their seats at the utterance of the … Continued
Veterans Day Is for Remembering — And for Looking Ahead Trending Real World: Portland City Council. Will there be less drama in 2013? – This is the true story of five politicians elected to govern Oregon’s largest city, work together and have their decisions analyzed and debated. To find out what happens when people stop being polite … Continued
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljN511Ffrdg&w=560&h=315] Trending Mayor Sam Adams proposes new tax to pay for Portland police reforms – Portland Mayor Sam Adams wants to use a new tax on phone companies to pay for police reforms demanded by the federal Justice Department. Customers who get their land-line phone service from CenturyLink or Frontier, for example, could see their monthly bills rise … Continued
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpbbuaIA3Ds&w=560&h=315] Trending The Largest Preemptive Public Transportation Shutdown Ever – As Sandy bears down on the East Coast, some of the biggest cities in America come to a virtual standstill. Can Austin Keep Itself Weird? Among other things, the Armstrong debacle is a cautionary tale for Austin, one of America’s most beloved cities which I call home. … Continued