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We don’t know what the trajectory of autonomous or linked vehicles will be, and we don’t have a clear understanding on what that means in terms of infrastructure and policy. But we know it’s coming.
I am dedicated to ensuring that the prosperity our city is experiencing extends to everyone who lives, works and visits Portland.
It sends the wrong message to participate in hosted golf and other entertainment activities while thousands of Oregonians face foreclosure, unemployment or are simply struggling.
If we cannot create a beachhead, an anchor of affordability in our communities, in our urban areas, we will lose the people who actually make the community what it is.
I am mindful of my responsibilities as state treasurer, and I will not shirk those responsibilities.
The tactics that the Trump administration are using on the streets of Portland are abhorrent. People are being literally scooped off the street into unmarked vans, rental cars, apparently. They are being denied probable cause. And they are denied due process. They don’t even know who’s pulling them into the vans.
I’m going to rely upon the advice of affordable housing experts to make sure we meet the public‘s expectations.
Too often, the very institutions that are supposed to protect and serve our community have instead failed people of color, specifically our black community.
The Clean Energy Jobs legislation will provide predictability and certainty for large carbon emitters.
I’m ready to fight, and I’m ready to make sure progressive includes progress.
Again, when it comes to enforcement of our community standards, we support people’s rights to demonstrate, but we don’t care about who you are or your politics are. If you engage in violence in this city, you will be held accountable.
And by reducing carbon pollution in our atmosphere, we are protecting our air, water, mountains, forests, deserts, valleys, coasts and rivers – the astounding natural ecosystems that support all life and make Oregon the special place we call home.
The most effective role for the Oregon Treasury is to continue to demand responsible business practices and use our influence to push for the development of profitable investment opportunities in the clean energy sector.
I said I wanted to lay the foundation for my governance and that included building relations with the City Council, with bureau directors, making sure we had the right leaders in place, making sure we’re communicating with community groups that have an interest in of policymaking. I feel that we did that.
Clean energy provides a unique opportunity in rural and urban communities alike by training Oregonians with new skills for projects that must be built in our communities and can’t be outsourced.
If you can’t create a world-class university, why not invite one in?
There is definitely a balance that I have to strike both in terms of supporting the Police Bureau – making sure they have the tools and the resources they need to do their jobs effectively. But I also have an important role to play when it comes to oversight and accountability.
I want to be clear: We can address safety and livability issues head-on without criminalizing homelessness. After all, people living on our streets are themselves vulnerable to crime and other hazards.
I was inspired to see leaders from Paris, New York City, San Francisco and Vancouver, B.C. rolling up their sleeves to create clean and safe transportation systems; make homes and buildings efficient, comfortable and affordable; and ensure more of our energy comes from clean sources like wind and solar.
I see my role as police commissioner as providing strategic oversight, support and accountability for the bureau.
Imagine a safe city with all the affordable housing we need, a city that uses its resources to help lift the marginalized up and into stability. This is the Portland I imagine. This is the Portland I dream about every single day.
Portland has a long history of embracing the most important of American values. Those are the rights to assembly and the rights to free speech. And we’re proud of protecting those core American values.
I don’t think what’s in my pocketbook matters.
My job is to protect the safety of everyone… protesters, counter-protesters, and bystanders alike.
I certainly didn’t see the mayor’s withdrawal coming. I was looking for a highly contested mayoral campaign.
As we double down on urgent issues of housing affordability, access, inequities and displacement, we must prioritize addressing climate change.
Is Portland worse off than other cities? Is Portland really ‘Tent City U.S.A.?’ I want to be clear: The answer is no. While the homeless situation in Portland is significant and unacceptable, it is not unique.
The world’s attention is increasingly focused on climate change. It threatens our economy, our environment and ultimately our families‘ health and livelihoods. For coastal states like Oregon, the stakes are even higher.
There’s no question that, in nearly seven weeks of nightly demonstrations, the police have done many things right, and they’ve done some things wrong as well.
Portland is an amazing and awe-inspiring city. It’s a city we cherish for its beauty. A city we love for its tolerance.
At a time when leadership on climate protection and clean energy are more vital than ever, Portland and Oregon must step up and lead.