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Dec 21, 2012 at 7:10 AM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portlanders will have a chance to vote on putting fluoride in the city’s water supply in 2013, a year earlier than originally planned.

The Portland City Council on Thursday evening voted to move up the public vote...
Dec 20, 2012 at 6:04 PM PDT
The Portland City Council on Thursday evening voted to move up the public vote about fluoridating the water supply. In September, the council unanimously approved fluoridating the water, despite objections about a lack of public debate. In response,...
Dec 20, 2012 at 10:55 AM PDT
Commissioner Randy Leonard says a vote on the measure can't wait until 2014 and the city council may vote Thursday to put it on the May 2013 ballot.
Dec 20, 2012 at 3:40 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland City Council will try to finish their agenda for the year today and one of the first items on the list is putting water fluoridation on the ballot earlier than planned.


Nov 8, 2012 at 6:35 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - Residents opposed to adding fluoride to Portland's water supply have turned in enough signatures to place the issue before voters in May of 2014, according to a report released Thursday by the office of City Auditor LaVonne...
Nov 8, 2012 at 2:32 PM PDT
According to the press release, "the signature verification process was completed by the Multnomah County Elections Office" on November 7 and opponents of fluoridation turned in over 33,000 valid signatures. Only 19,858 were required.
Oct 11, 2012 at 5:17 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Opponents of Portland's plan to add fluoride to the city's water turned in signature petitions a day ahead of a deadline and with thousands of signatures to spare.

Clean Water Portland leader Kim Kaminski said the...
Oct 11, 2012 at 4:41 PM PDT
Clean Water Portland leader Kim Kaminski says the group submitted more than 43,000 signatures Thursday — far more than the 19,858 required to put the issue before voters.
Sep 21, 2012 at 3:27 PM PDT
A new Survey USA poll commissioned by KATU News regarding putting fluoride in Portland's water supply revealed two clear trends: voters contacted for the poll were pretty much evenly split on the issue and almost everyone wants to vote on it.
Sep 12, 2012 at 4:04 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. — In a meeting where police had to remove unruly protesters for yelling, swearing, hissing and disrupting the vote, the Portland City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved adding fluoride to the city's drinking...
Sep 12, 2012 at 9:11 AM PDT
The Portland City Council on Wednesday approved adding fluoride to drinking water to fight tooth decay.
Sep 11, 2012 at 8:40 AM PDT
When someone moves to Portland from another state - and that's most people you meet in this city of transplants - their new dentist takes one look at their excellent teeth and concludes they must have been raised elsewhere, a place that puts...
Sep 6, 2012 at 6:24 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - Should fluoride be added to the city's water supply?

That's the question that was being discussed at a City Council hearing Thursday afternoon and folks packed the chambers to sound off on what they think the city...
Aug 17, 2012 at 8:39 PM PDT
Mayor Sam Adams announced he will join commissioners Randy Leonard and Nick Fish in support of fluoridation, giving the pro-fluoride bloc a majority on the five-member council.