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Thursday, June 01, 2006

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The Kresge Foundation offered the Cascade Healthcare Community, the nonprofit parent of St. Charles Medical Center, a $600,000 challenge grant if the medical center raises $10 million by Dec. 31. The three-year campaign, part of a $128 million investment in facilities, technology and equipment, has raised nearly $8 million so far. Imminent completion of an emergency room expansion in Bend and expansion of the Redmond hospital this October will help address the area’s booming population. In two years, the Bend facilities will also include a 30-bed rehabilitation unit to serve stroke, brain injury and major trauma patients.

 

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Oregon's roads are crumbling, and revenues from state and local gas taxes are not sufficient to pay for improvements. We asked readers if the private sector should help fund transportation maintenance and repairs. Research partner CFM Strategic Communications conducted the poll of 366 readers in February.

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Reader comments:

"I feel private enterprises are capable of operating at a higher efficiency than state government."

"This has been used in Oregon since the mid-1800s. It is not a new financing method. This form of financing may help Oregon close its infrastructure deficit by leveraging funds."


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