Charlie Hales's file:
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Charlie Hales was a Portland city commissioner, serving from 1993 through 2002. After leaving the City Council, he joined HDR Engineering as senior vice president, working on new light rail and streetcar lines.

Recent statements involving Charlie Hales

On suspending system development charges for two years.

Says "I never billed a single hour of my time to the City of Portland in the last 10 years -- so, no revolving door."

Says  "I don’t agree with Mr. Hales that we should give a sweeping break to the developers to allow them to build that infill housing without paying for those very basics."

Say that under state law, "systems development charges can only be spent on capital investment."

Says "I worked with our Mayor and other commissioners to help save the school year when a budget crisis in Salem threatened to cut four weeks of the school year," including  negotiating with teachers to work for free.

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