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OREGONLIVE: Portland street fee: A few takeaways on how the controversial funding plan is changing

September 11, 2014 | UPDATE: This story was updated with additional reaction from Commissioner Steve Novick.

Portland has three volunteer work groups independently working toward a common goal: offering advice and recommendations to the Portland City Council on how exactly to raise more money for street maintenance and safety projects.

On Thursday, a group of about two dozen people hailing from each of the three work groups met for a special two-hour work session at City Hall.

Call it an extra credit session before the groups' penultimate meetings next week. Portland transportation bureau staffers dug deep into the weeds on Thursday, and one of the big takeaways: READ FULL ARTICLE