Monday, July 8, 2019

State of Oregon Spends $400k More in Limited Resources on Public Market Idea

The State of Oregon has pitched in an additional $400,000 of extremely limited resources into an idea that Portland needs a touristy public market similar to Seattle's.

The James Beared Public Market project has been on the drawing boards for over a decade. Proposed  and still remains basically in concept form after $250,000 in grant money from the State of Oregon's taxpayers in 2013. The project has received nearly $1 million in taxpayer funding that includes $312,000 from the City of Portland.

Read more in this week's Oregonian.

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