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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

The Weekly Catch

Biogas

City of Portland to Convert Methane From Sewage Treatment Process Into Renewable Natural Gas

Zen Menaham in the Science Times

 

Portland’s Sewers May Soon Help Power the City’s Garbage Trucks

Cara Giaimo in Atlas Obscura

Budget

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Hopes to Maintain Help for Homeless, Increase Spending on Roads

Jessica Floum in The Oregonian

 

Mayor's proposed budget focuses on homelessness, housing, community policing

KGW News

 

Wheeler Releases Ambitious Budget

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Wheeler's First Budget Pushes Maintenance, Camp Cleanups, and More.

Dirk VanderHart in the Portland Mercury

 

New Portland Mayor Invests in Homeless Services and Infrastructure — But Not Housing

Amelia Templeton in OPB 

Uber

City Hall Update: Portland may subpoena Uber over 'Greyball'

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe into Uber

Elizabeth Dwoskin and Craig Timberg in The Washington Post

 

Uber Faces Federal Inquiry Over Use of Greyball Tool to Evade Authorities

Mike Isaac in The New York Times

 

Portland may subpoena short-term rental companies for host data

Elliot Njus in The Oregonian

In Other News

TriMet: MAX trains, Portland Streetcar disrupted for needed repair work

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune