Oregon Historical Society Levy Heads to Ballot

Willamette Week:

Add one more money measure to the Nov. 2 ballot. The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners today unanimously approved asking county voters to OK a five-year, $10 million levy to fund the financially threatened Oregon Historical Society, which runs the society’s museum and library in downtown Portland. If county voters OK the levy, it would add a [...]

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    I'm leaning towards voting no on all the local bonding measures (Fire, TriMet, now the Historical Society).

    I've my own set of priorities. If we have laid off teachers, have not expanded PPS's Mandarin and Japanese immersion programs, have no Mandarin online for high school students, and have no public, paid for high school study abroad in China (and elsewhere)program, then I'm in no mood to raise and spend money for other, lesser purposes.

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