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Leaf Blowers

Portland City Government to Transition Away from Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News


Portland Plans to Get Rid of City’s Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Starting in 2021

Everton Bailey Jr. in The Oregonian


The Next Target in Portland’s War on Pollution? Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers
Nigel Jaquiss in Willamette Week

Water Bureau

Portland Approves $51 Million Design Contract for Controversial Water Filtration Plant

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News


Portland Approves $51 Million Contract to Design Water Treatment Plant
Everton Bailey Jr. in The Oregonian


Visitor Development Fund
Portland Tourists Will Now Help Pay for Homeless Services

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News

Portland-Area Governments Inking Deal to Funnel Tourist Dollars to People on the Edge of Homelessness
Aaron Mesh in Willamette Week


Portland Adopts Sweeping Changes to Rules Regarding Bike Parking

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News


Portland Bureau of Transportation Unveils Map of 20 Roads Picked for Bus-Only “Rose Lanes”

Sophie Peel in Willamette Week


The City of Portland Wants to Change the Way It Responds to 911 Calls. Public Safety Unions Are Hopping Mad.
Nigel Jaquiss in Willamette Week

Portland Police More Likely to Arrest, Search Black People Than White, Analysis Shows
Noelle Crombie in The Oregonian 

In Other News

Lacking Permit, Free Hot Soup Meals Persist in Director Park

Zane Sparling in the Portland Tribune


Portland Plan to Ban Facial Recognition Gets Eyes Around US

Velena Jones in KOIN 6 News


Portland Fire Chief Sara Boone Climbing Historic Ladders
Everton Bailey Jr. in The Oregonian

Putting South Portland on The Map

Bill Gallagher in the Portland Tribune

Artists Feel Chill at Milepost 5, An Affordable Housing Complex in East Portland

Rachel Monahan in the Willamette Week


Lime Teams with Disability Groups, Portland To Raise Awareness of Risks of Scooting on Sidewalks
Andrew Theen in The Oregonian


Portland Youth Activists Part of National Climate Strike

Elise Haas and News Staff in Koin 6 News