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Mayor Ted Wheeler

Mayor Ted Wheeler

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Mayor Proposes Protest Curbs

Would apply to groups with history of violence

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler will bring a proposed emergency ordinance to the City Council on Thursday asking the city to restrict when and where protest groups with a history of violence may gather and demonstrate, saying tougher regulations are needed to curb injuries to people, damage to public property and offset other safety concerns.

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Support for Housing, Police

Mayor sets priorities with new budget

Mayor Ted Wheeler announced his proposed general fund budget of $553 million Monday, which included increased monies for homeless services, affordable housing, police officers, and new small business support.