In his March 2 column, Oregonian columnist shares his take on the proposed Convention Center Hotel.
In a January 28 report, KOIN 6 News looked at a growth report for the region and spoke with Metro deputy planning director John Williams.
Regional leaders Thursday further spelled out their position on a proposed bill that would fast-track the Metro Council's 2011 urban growth boundary expansion in Washington County.
With dismay, we learned today that a small but vocal minority of opponents plan to file paperwork to force a citizen referendum on a recent tax code amendment passed by the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners.
The Oregon Legislature’s decision to invest $10 million in lottery funds to help bring more visitors to Oregon through construction of a convention center hotel paves the way for good jobs now and in the future and for greater prosperity for our entire state.
Attracting more visitors by using Oregon’s reputation as a great place is a smart, strategic and responsible choice that supports private businesses and the families who depend on them.