That many may work in the city, but they don't all work for the city
Taxpayer Association of Oregon
Says "the City of Portland alone has 84 public relation representatives on payroll which cost taxpayers over $6.2 million (a year)."
Don't forget public sector money
Says there's $4 billion in private investment along the streetcar.
Inaction it's not
Says "Many people I’ve talked to are angry that because of City Hall inaction we may have to spend a needless $500 million to cover and treat our pure drinking water."
Dozens of protest camps is more like it
Says "There are now Occupy Wall Street camps in hundreds of cities across the United States."
'Savings' overblown, but she was persuasive
Says that "In 2009, I saved ratepayers around $500 million by persuading the Council to pursue a less expensive compliance mechanism if the City is required to treat Bull Run drinking water."
She was the bureau director in charge
Says she helped lead the launch of curbside recycling.
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