Beholden to all but indebted to none

The title of Commissioner-elect Amanda Fritz’s guest opinion about her campaign and the value of the city’s campaign finance reform program says it all. Read her thoughts on how – because of public campaign financing – she could focus on community based conversations rather than spending hours on the phone raising big donations and will be free of special interest influence in Portland’s City Hall.

Also check out this picture of Amanda with a jersey illustrating her status as only the seventh woman elected to the Portland City Council. Photo credit to Portland Mercury.