Thursday afternoon, the Council voted 5-0 to approve a resolution to strengthen the City's partnership with the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) while protecting our civil liberties.
Congratulations to all who participated in this historic debate.
Commissioner Fish's remarks from the hearing
"Portland Back In Joint Terrorism Task Force With Some Reservations" - OPB
"Portland City Council unanimously approves 'as-needed' involvement with JTTF" - Oregonian
"Council agrees to re-join FBI terrorism task force" - Tribune
"In or Out on JTTF? Well, We're More In Than We Were" - Mercury
"City won't fully join task force" - Oregonian
"Victory in sight on JTTF" - Oregonian Editorial
"Give the FBI a Chance?" - Mercury
"City must rejoin terror task force" - Tribune Editorial