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Travelers Prompt Eugene to Dig Deeper

September 18th, 2015 No Comments

Here’s where problem-solving becomes essential. The force we’ve not yet harnessed is the good will of all the regular people who work or dine downtown.

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Tax Pot at Zero Percent, Just in Case

October 17th, 2014 No Comments

Springfield looks likely to adopt a pot tax and Lane County has scheduled a hearing for next Tuesday. Charging a nickel for grocery bags seemed silly to them, but they may double down with a tax on dime-bags.

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Perception, Proof, Prevention, Public Policy

October 13th, 2012 No Comments

“Perception does not make fact,” said Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy. Except when it does. Mayor Piercy wrestled aloud whether she would support extending the Downtown Exclusion Zone for another two years, as requested by Chief of Police Pete Kerns. The complete quotation, as recorded by Register-Guard reporter Edward Russo, shows the complexity of the mayor’s […]

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