We must take bold action

The Domicile Unknown report released yesterday tallied 79 homeless people who died on our streets, with most – 60 percent – dying from drug and alcohol addictions. “We must take bold action now to help those living on our streets, most struggling with drug and alcohol addictions,” Smith said.

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Angela Murphy
Smith poll: City Council race tied

The Portland City Council race is too close to call, according to a survey commissioned by Loretta Smith's campaign. The poll was conducted by Patinkin Research Strategies on Oct. 17 and 18. It shows Smith with 39 percent of the vote and Jo Ann Hardesty with 40 percent of the vote. Twenty-two percent are undecided.

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Angela Murphy
My Track Record: Supporting entrepreneurs

Did you know that less than 2 percent of venture capital goes to women and people of color? I wanted to change that. So beginning in 2015, I sought partners at the City. In 2016, with funding from the county, city and the governor, we developed the Inclusive Fund. Two short years later, we already have startups making good on our investment.

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Angela Murphy