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CAFE 541: Emergency funding keeps venues open — for now

CAFE 541: Emergency funding keeps venues open — for now

In isolation, creators and cultural organizations continue to pivot to a variety of online outlets, but the venues and organizations airing events remain closed due to quarantine. To keep them from disappearing forever, a musician and studio owner turned lobbyist...

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Rob Nosse– SE Examiner column

Rob Nosse– SE Examiner column

by Rob Nosse What a difference a month has made. To say it is a totally different world since my last column feels like a complete understatement. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is scary for just about everyone in our community. We’re all facing an unprecedented...

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Representatively Speaking November 2019

Representatively Speaking November 2019

By State Representative Rob Nosse As State Representative, not a week goes by where someone does not contact me with concerns about homelessness in inner SE and NE Portland. Discussing housing and homelessness is tough at times. There is a lot of compassion in our...

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Representatively Speaking: Upcoming ballot measures

Representatively Speaking: Upcoming ballot measures

By Representative Rob Nosse In late spring, I wrote about petitions that were circulating and vying for the November ballot. Since then, the signatures have been collected, verified and counted. There will be five statewide ballot measures, and I thought I’d use this...

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