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|Articles - September 2013|
|Monday, August 19, 2013|
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As state land-use law celebrates its 40th birthday, the closest thing to a consensus in Oregon’s business community — which encompasses enough industries to represent a spectrum of supporters and detractors — may be that there’s a better system in place today precisely because of the challenges and changes that have occurred, be it at the ballot box, in the legislature or in the marketplace. The journey of Oregon’s land-use system is the search for a happy medium: between planning goals and market realities, between state-dictated outcomes and local jurisdictions’ desires, between smart transit-oriented growth in the Willamette Valley and reversing the decline of small rural enclaves. If land-use law forces unwanted change upon those living along growth boundaries, it also creates options.
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Promoting from within its own ranks, PacificSource Health Plans has tapped Tony Kopki to head its commercial lines of business in Oregon, Idaho and Montana. In his new role as Vice President of Commercial Programs, Kopki will provide strategic, product and market leadership for PacificSource’s commercial programs.
Thomson brings 25 years of healthcare experience in provider relations, sales, marketing and communications.