Economic development

Economic development
Oregon leads in signing up 'benefit companies'
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Friday, January 03, 2014

The state enrolled 29 businesses as "benefit companies," defined by their commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

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Blue-collar baby boomers doubtful about retirement
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Thursday, January 02, 2014

The 78 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964 expect to work the rest of their lives.

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Lawmakers want a Nike-style deal for rural businesses
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Several rural lawmakers are hoping to create a legislative package for small businesses in Oregon similar to the 30-year tax agreement created solely for Nike.

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Portland will have $5.9M to spend
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Friday, December 20, 2013

Portland will have $5.9 million in ongoing revenue to spend during the next five fiscal years.

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Oregon unemployment drops to lowest point since September 2008
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Oregon's unemployment rate dropped to 7.3% in November, its lowest point since September of 2008.

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