Tag: drug decriminalization

Native of homeless haven, drug-decrim Portland, Oregon warns fellow Vermonters of what’s coming

Despite the obvious gentrification of the Portland, Oregon neighborhoods where I grew up, ten years ago there were no tent cities scattered along the city-scapes. Now there are too many to count. Trash and garbage were rarely an eye sore along the shoulders of the inner-city freeways. Today it appears as though little to no money is in the budget for keeping the roads clean.