Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Portland has second-highest food stamp rate of major metro areas
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Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The Rose City trails Detroit for percentage of households receiving food assistance.

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East Coast ports benefit by labor slowdown in the West
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Monday, March 02, 2015

Losses for the West Coast ports have been a boon for their East Coast counterparts as labor strife has stymied growth due to diverted cargo and lost contacts.

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Natural gas industry launching plan to expand presence in region
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Monday, March 02, 2015

Portland-based Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance devises $18.3 million, five-year plan to promote efficient use of natural gas.

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Portland mayor, representative propose measures in response to legal weed
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Friday, February 27, 2015

Charlie Hales asks for $440,000 for a permitting program; Rep. Lew Frederick aims to alter sentences for pot offenders.

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Uber testimony highlights rift between the rideshare startup, Portland cab companies
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Friday, February 27, 2015

Taxi companies insist rideshare companies follow same rules, while Uber says innovation is being stifled.

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