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Where does all the money go? Portland's ever-expanding road paving backlog. #pdxstreetfee

More than coincidence? Each new mile of Portland streetcar leads to 200 more miles of paving backlog #pdxstreetfee

When he ran for Mayor, Charlie Hales promised that he could fix the city’s paving backlog without any new money.

There's alway money for streetcars! Kinda like, "There's always money in the banana stand." #pdxstreetfee

Your only chance to say something about the street fee / income tax / business tax / whatever that City Council is considering. WHEN: November 20, 2014, at 2 PM. WHERE: Council Chambers, Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue.

NOVEMBER 5: LEARN THE TRUTH ABOUT THE PORTLAND STREET FEE WHAT: “No Street Fee” Meet and Greet WHEN: Wednesday, November 5th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Double Barrel Tavern, 2002 SE Division St. (It’s only a 4 minute walk. But because it’s a bar, minors aren’t allowed.)

TAXPAYER WARNING: Portland street fee may be hazardous to your credit score!

Who gets a street fee “working group”? Everyone except 85% of voters!

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Full text of @GovKitz letter to OR AG @EllenRosenblum asking for investigation into his office/@CylviaHayes #Liveonk2

In February, Hales and Novick promised to put the new taxes on the November ballot. Today, not only will there be no public vote, but Hales and Novick are going out of there way to make a public vote as difficult as possible.