Effective July 28, 2021, Portland CAO Tom Rinehart has issued a directive mandating the use of face coverings for everyone inside City facilities and vehicles. Check our face coverings page for more information.
The New Portlander Policy Commission mourns the senseless March 16, 2021 killings motivated by hate, and we wish to express our deep condolences to the families of the victims of this violence.
On March 9, the federal government dropped the Trump Administration lawsuits defending the 2019 changes to the long-standing “public charge” test.
Civic Life conveys our sympathy for the lives lost on March 16 as a gunman shot eight people in the metropolitan area of Atlanta and we express our solidarity with everyone speaking out against the violence and racism inflicted against Asian and Pacific Islander communities.