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State of Wonder – OPB Interview

I sat down with April Baer to talk about Portland and art. Listen here.  

By |May 15th, 2016|Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What I’ve Learned Campaigning

As Election Day gets closer and the public forums and debates come to an end, I have been knocking on doors and introducing myself all over Portland. I’ve been to almost every neighborhood with just a few more to go. Along the way I’ve answered a lot of questions about my platform, but more importantly [...]

By |May 8th, 2016|Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Not Wapato?

Why Not Wapato? Let’s talk about Wapato Correctional Facility. Every day I have yet another conversation about the never-used jail located in north Portland. I’ve had a dozen of these since I started the campaign, and dozens more before I decided to run. Like many people in Portland, I cannot understand how we can declare a [...]

By |April 16th, 2016|Platform|Comments Off on Why Not Wapato?

Homelessness is a Humanitarian Crisis

According to the Welcome Home Coalition, Portland needs 40,000 affordable housing units. In the time that it will take to get there, more Portlanders will become homeless. Every person on the streets is deserving of our compassion and help, and laws must be enforced for everyone’s safety. If a major earthquake hit Portland today and 2,000 [...]

By |April 16th, 2016|Platform|0 Comments

We shouldn’t need DIY government

I’ve lived in Portland most of my life. I’ve raised my kids here. I run my businesses here. I have deep roots in my community. When I was young, we used to say that Portland was a big small town. That’s no longer true. We have a world class food industry, an amazing arts culture, [...]

By |April 6th, 2016|Posts|Comments Off on We shouldn’t need DIY government

North Park Blocks Blog Interview

"During the fight against the Street Fee, we fought City Hall on behalf of small businesses and low income residents and we won. I want to be the voice of all the people of Portland on the issues that matter to them most, and make sure that their voices are heard. But the simple answer [...]

By |March 24th, 2016|Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on North Park Blocks Blog Interview

Richmond Tackles Land Use

Last night I attended the Richmond Neighborhood Association meeting. I was struck by such passion and talent from the neighbors in that area as they tackle their land use issues and look for solutions by crafting processes that can be duplicated around the city. Their determination to make a difference in their area by working [...]

By |March 15th, 2016|Posts|0 Comments

Sanderson likes sunset clause, voter input; Still questions allocation of existing funds & diesel exemption

It was her fight against an unfair and poorly applied tax that led Ann Sanderson to the Portland political arena in the first place. Her candidacy for Portland City Council finds her still leading the fight to find the right way to fix Portland's streets. Sanderson first came into the public eye in 2014 when [...]

By |March 14th, 2016|Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buckman Candidates’ Forum

(SE Portland) -- A lively group of voters got their first taste of Ann Sanderson's ideas for change at City Hall, in a candidates' forum hosted Thursday night by the Buckman Community Association. Hot-button topics like homelessness, housing density, and transportation dominated the questions submitted by the audience. Sanderson, who first came into the public [...]

By |March 12th, 2016|Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Press Release Announcement

This afternoon Ann Sanderson filed paperwork at Portland City Hall to challenge incumbent Amanda Fritz for City Council Commissioner Position 1.

By |March 9th, 2016|Posts|0 Comments