According to an indictment, a sportswear company acted improperly in pursuing a sponsorship deal from Brazil.
The Oregon Department of Forestry urges caution given the $200 million it cost to fight fires over the past two summers.
The measure strengthens regulation of an industry that many believe is operating without due scrutiny.
The administrative agency is requesting money over the next two years to hire 24 IT employees.
A sign of a booming economy: City officials passed budget "with a minimum of bickering."