LEGISLATIVE ROUNDUP: Social media and employment bill passes Senate; House approves measure allowing workers to discuss wages.
Proposal calls for carbon emissions to be cut 80 percent by 2050.
6.3 percent represents the lowest level of unemployment since July 2008.
Kitzhaber emails illustrate disconnect between environmental rhetoric, friendship with campaign contributor
Former Gov. John Kitzhaber responded enthusiastically to a project that his adviser warned as having "serious problems" with how it "has carried out its work."
Oregon feels ramifications of issues at California refineries.
The Rose City trails Detroit for percentage of households receiving food assistance.
The proposed change to the state's tax law is intended to entice companies like Google Fiber and Comcast.
The Portland Mercado on SE Foster Road will welcome 19 new businesses.
Losses for the West Coast ports have been a boon for their East Coast counterparts as labor strife has stymied growth due to diverted cargo and lost contacts.
Mild winters will lengthen the growing season but also constrain amount of usable water while increasing potential for losses caused by fires.
Portland-based Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance devises $18.3 million, five-year plan to promote efficient use of natural gas.