Portland's quirky form of government: A look at the reform effort, potential changes

For more than a century, Portland’s been keeping its form of government weird.
Portland's government was always odd but now it's an outlier. No large city has a government like Portland. Eight times in the last century, voters have had the chance to ditch Portland’s commission form of government. Eight times they said no. Could the ninth time be different?
 
On the latest episode of Beat Check with The Oregonian, we chat withPortland City Hall Reporter Shane Dixon Kavanaugh.
 
We went deep into the charter reform effort, what it would mean for voters, some of the recommendations on the table and much more.
 
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