Friday, February 13, 2015

Charlie Hales, member of the light rail mafia

Hales sold Streetcars before becoming mayor
And they've also apparently seen fit to talk business together after Hales was elected. In 2013, the Oregonian reported Hales and Bollier meeting about land acquisitions along the new light rail line to Milwaukie. After those meetings, the paper reported Hales had ordered staff to expedite permit applications submitted by Stacy and Witbeck.

 Charlie Hales Has Begun Raising Serious Campaign Cash—from a Longtime Political Supporter | Blogtown, PDX | Portland Mercury

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