Despite protests from competing ports, NOAA sticks with its decision to move to Newport.
The University of Oregon has received $40 million in stimulus funds, preventing deeper budget cuts.
Sen. Ron Wyden says Washington's proposed NOAA site has greater hazards than Newport.
Oregon was not among the states selected for a share of $4.35 billion in education-reform money.
Oregon sets new college-completion goals to improve the education of its workforce.