TRANSPORTATION ROUNDUP: Study makes questionable claims about Portland commutes; rapid busline to Gresham advances; TriMet rolls out new buses, light-rail trains.
HEALTH ROUNDUP: Bills in Oregon Legislature to provide relief for families burdened by skyrocketing drug costs; Oregon hospitals overbill Medicare.
The general manager of TriMet said the new Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Line will be $10-40 million under budget.
All firearm transactions, with some exclusions, would be subject to background checks.
Study indicates Portland-based entrepreneurs are better positioned than industry peers.
Genentech will invest $125M to expand Hillsboro facility; InDinero will hire 50 and establish Portland as its "primary office."
Bend metro area grew to an estimated 170,388 people from July 2013-14.
Legislation under consideration in Salem would provide women with comprehensive health coverage.