Government and law

Government and law
Hundreds of foreclosure sales halted
High Five
Monday, March 07, 2011
Hundreds of sales of foreclosed homes in Oregon have been stopped after federal judges questioned their legality.
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Jobs bill gets little support in Salem
March 2011
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
0311_JobsBillOregon offers tax credits to e-commerce businesses, movie producers, rural physicians and homeowners who buy wood pellet stoves. But a proposal to attack stubbornly high unemployment rates by providing incentives to people who create new jobs is gaining little bipartisan support in Salem.
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Wyden pushes for bipartisan tax reform
December 2010
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
1210_ATS08Intel had just announced in late October that it would invest billions of dollars and create thousands of jobs in Oregon, and Sen. Ron Wyden was beaming. His tie was Intel blue, his re-election campaign was gaining momentum (he would end up winning comfortably) and he was full of praise for Ronald Reagan.
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Law Firms Powerlist: Workplace issues keep lawyers busy
December 2010
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
1210_Powerlist01Just as the economic downturn caused business to buckle down and focus on the basics, employment lawyers are seeing a return to the most basic workplace cases.
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Workers' comp costs fall over time
November 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
1110_ATS14The cost of workers’ compensation insurance for most Oregon employers will remain flat in 2011, according to the Department of Consumer and Business Services, which sets those rates for every industry in the state.
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