Ted Wheeler, Portland City Council, Portland discussed on Michael Berry
Cats, Jax. Portland's downtown development group, tells the mayor that the riots have prompted businesses in the city to move out or to relocate outside the central business district. Greg Goodman, the co president of the downtown development group, said in a letter to Mayor Ted Wheeler and members of the Portland City Council that the exodus of companies has most everything to do with the lawlessness. You are endorsing downtown. The number is like nothing I've ever seen in 42 years of doing business in downtown. He says. Cos. Include dollar trucks, North America, Airbnb Banana Republic. Microsoft Sauce Box Google, he says the list goes on and on. If you know a retail or office broker, give him a call and ask him how many clients they have that air trying to leave. He says city leaders Need to take a walk around town downtown One morning, he says. You aren't sweet, sweeping the streets. Needles are everywhere. Garbage cans are broken and left open. Glass from car windows that have been broken out is all over the streets. Parks are strewn with litter. You are willfully neglecting your duties as elected officials to keep our city Safe. And clean. This is the Democrat dream. Taking previously beautiful cities and making them look like Haiti. Oh, it sounded good. It sounded good was the dream of a new America. It was going to be great. Everybody was going to be happy Pie in the sky. But it ends. In violence, misery, poverty, governmental dependence. So stand by the peaceful protests again. Tell us more about how it's a myth. It's not going to stop. And the Democrats are responsible. So what's Oregon solution? A $62 million fund. It provides handouts.