Read at The Skanner: Portland landlords have filed a suit against the city over relocation assistance. The lawsuit follows directly on the heels of a unanimous vote on Feb. 2 by Portland City Council, which passed an emergency ordinance that stands up for renters’ protections – the boldest measure of its kind in Portland’s decades long housing crisis.
Read at The Skanner News: Some college campuses have already begun educating students on his deplorable campaign tactics, in what might be the first wave of university-level courses that link modern racism to the incoming president.
Listen at Marketplace: In southern Oregon, the city of Medford has a high concentration substance abuse. It’s even earned the nickname “Methford.” One of the problems that comes with drug addiction is child abuse and neglect. But the local Family Nurturing Center wants to prevent that, so it started the Farm & Food Program
Read at The Guardian: Getting companies with annual sales over $25m to stump up for education and healthcare should be a no-brainer, right? Big business begs to differ
Listen at Monocle M24: How a new urban wine collective in Portland, Oregon is changing the traditional wine industry business model
Listen at Marketplace: Since it passed in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has given millions of Americans access to mental health coverage. That’s created a demand for providers, especially in rural areas and some underserved communities
Read at The Guardian: People of color are conspicuously absent from Oregon’s lucrative legal weed business. Now, advocates say a proposed 3% marijuana tax could help