Must Reads

Labor coalition releases poll results that show support for higher minimum wage, more paid sick days

Fair Shot For All released findings from their polls that indicated wide-reaching support.

Lawmakers prep for fuel-standard fight

Strife abounds when discussion turns to gas tax and clean fuel requirements in Salem.

Incarcerated seniors face challenges

Oregon struggles paying for massive elderly prisoner population; lawmakers mull bill aimed at ending real estate fraud.

Portland companies get in on Super Bowl hype

Wieden+Kennedy has three clients who purchased ad time; an app developed in the Rose City will gauge viewers' reactions to the expensive commercials.

Amanda Fritz plans 2016 reelection bid

The city commissioner said the death of her husband altered circumstances, encouraging her to eschew retirement. 

Multnomah Co. to weigh risks of e-cigarettes

Health officials are responding to a Portland State study that found formaldehyde was a byproduct of vaping.

Portland City Council to determine $20M anti-gentrification proposal

Housing roundup: North/Northeast neighborhoods push back against gentrification, driving away Trader Joe's; South Waterfront aims to include affordable housing; Portland home prices rise in 2014.