DeFazio, Piercy Talk Global Warming

EUGENE, Ore. — Congressman Peter DeFazio and Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy want to clear the air. Along side students at the University of Oregon Thursday, they were trying to raise awareness about a new proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA wants new regulations for American power plants and they’ve opened a 60-day period … Continue reading »

Mayor Holds One-on-One Public Session

EUGENE, Ore. — Mayor Kitty Piercy will hold a one-on-one public session Tuesday to meet and talk with interested citizens. Any Eugene resident can speak individually with Mayor Piercy on any topic of interest or concern. Mayor Piercy has the one-on-one sessions in different neighborhood each month, in order for interested residents to participate in … Continue reading »

City Proposes Solution for Budget Gap

EUGENE, Ore. — A $6 million budget gap faces the city for the next fiscal year, but the city is trying to come up with solutions. Mayor Kitty Piercy says with the recession the city has seen fewer tax dollars, and over the past four years the council has had to cut $24 million out … Continue reading »