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“Stopping the crime wave against property & business”

Fighting crime

Keynote Speaker: Steve Doell is director and lobbyist for Oregon’s anti-crime organization – Crime Victims United.  Doell spoke about how Oregon has been successful at fighting and lowering many crime rates, but left a gap when it comes to property crimes and auto theft.  Many fo these property crime effect business.

Kent Craford of the Portland Water Users Coalition gave a quick analysis of Portland’s new 40% storm water tax proposal.  Craford explained how Portland has some of the nation’s highest water bills despite having access to water supply and gravity fed delivery.