The Department of Agriculture hopes crops can be planted by spring; Portland startup needs more money to finish genome-mapping project.
The Hillsboro company secured between $15- and $20-million and is planning a move into downtown Portland.
In a letter to the FDIC, Portland's representative said banks should be allowed to do business with marijuana-related companies.
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance promised $168 million over next five years; Nvoicepay receives $6 million to increase its sales channels.
Payroll employment reached pre-recession numbers at 1,740,800 jobs.