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Oregon 'Pot Czar' fired

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

POT NEWS: OLCC Executive Director confirms he was let go, after being hired in December; Portland businesses embrace pot entrepreneurship; Jackson Co. won't tax for a year.


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Background checks on private gun sale bill introduced

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

All firearm transactions, with some exclusions, would be subject to background checks.


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Department of Administrative Services hacked

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

The state's metadata was breached.


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Portland entrepreneurs hiring more employees, earning more revenue than global competitors

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

Study indicates Portland-based entrepreneurs are better positioned than industry peers.


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California companies announce plans to expand in Portland area

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

Genentech will invest $125M to expand Hillsboro facility; InDinero will hire 50 and establish Portland as its "primary office." 


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Oregon Business expands events portfolio

Linda Baker - Friday, March 27, 2015
BY OB STAFF

New events series brings magazine to life.


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Deschutes Co. growing at one of the fastest rates in the country

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Bend metro area grew to an estimated 170,388 people from July 2013-14.


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Bill in Oregon Senate would require health plans to pay for abortion

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Legislation under consideration in Salem would provide women with comprehensive health coverage.


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Democrats in Oregon Legislature split on minimum wage bills

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Comments from House Speaker Tina Kotek indicate the majority party has not come to a consensus.


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Adidas announces ambitious financial forecast

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Sports apparel giant expects to increase profit by 15 percent each year.


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Oregon Senate sides with Metro on Convention Center hotel

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Legislature confirms Metro is allowed to pursue publicly-funded projects without securing a public vote.


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Cylvia Hayes breaks silence with shots at media via social media

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Former first lady links to Monica Lewinsky talk before lamenting about "click-for-cash media business."


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USDA suggests Oregon beermakers target Chinese market

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

BREW NEWS: Government report says Chinese beer drinkers are tired of macrobrewery offerings; Ashland brewery joins coalition of eco-friendly beermakers; Lompoc powers through several recipes in just a few years.


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Senate fast tracks tech tax package

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

LEGISLATIVE ROUNDUP: Bill intends to woo companies like Google, Facebook and Apple; lawmakers address antibiotics in livestock; California aims to replicate 'motor voter' law.


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Portland tops list of bike-friendly major cities

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TRANSPORTATION NEWS: Health website says West Coast better for bikers; Uber appeals fines from Eugene.


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Timber payment extension attached to Medicare bill

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The two-year extension is included in a bipartisan measure.


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Oregon 'Pot Czar' fired

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

POT NEWS: OLCC Executive Director confirms he was let go, after being hired in December; Portland businesses embrace pot entrepreneurship; Jackson Co. won't tax for a year.


Read more...

Background checks on private gun sale bill introduced

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

All firearm transactions, with some exclusions, would be subject to background checks.


Read more...

Department of Administrative Services hacked

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

The state's metadata was breached.


Read more...

Portland entrepreneurs hiring more employees, earning more revenue than global competitors

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

Study indicates Portland-based entrepreneurs are better positioned than industry peers.


Read more...

California companies announce plans to expand in Portland area

Jacob Palmer - Friday, March 27, 2015

Genentech will invest $125M to expand Hillsboro facility; InDinero will hire 50 and establish Portland as its "primary office." 


Read more...

Oregon Business expands events portfolio

Linda Baker - Friday, March 27, 2015
BY OB STAFF

New events series brings magazine to life.


Read more...

Deschutes Co. growing at one of the fastest rates in the country

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Bend metro area grew to an estimated 170,388 people from July 2013-14.


Read more...

Bill in Oregon Senate would require health plans to pay for abortion

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Legislation under consideration in Salem would provide women with comprehensive health coverage.


Read more...

Democrats in Oregon Legislature split on minimum wage bills

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Comments from House Speaker Tina Kotek indicate the majority party has not come to a consensus.


Read more...

Adidas announces ambitious financial forecast

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Sports apparel giant expects to increase profit by 15 percent each year.


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Oregon Senate sides with Metro on Convention Center hotel

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Legislature confirms Metro is allowed to pursue publicly-funded projects without securing a public vote.


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Cylvia Hayes breaks silence with shots at media via social media

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Former first lady links to Monica Lewinsky talk before lamenting about "click-for-cash media business."


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USDA suggests Oregon beermakers target Chinese market

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

BREW NEWS: Government report says Chinese beer drinkers are tired of macrobrewery offerings; Ashland brewery joins coalition of eco-friendly beermakers; Lompoc powers through several recipes in just a few years.


Read more...

Senate fast tracks tech tax package

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

LEGISLATIVE ROUNDUP: Bill intends to woo companies like Google, Facebook and Apple; lawmakers address antibiotics in livestock; California aims to replicate 'motor voter' law.


Read more...

Portland tops list of bike-friendly major cities

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TRANSPORTATION NEWS: Health website says West Coast better for bikers; Uber appeals fines from Eugene.


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Timber payment extension attached to Medicare bill

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The two-year extension is included in a bipartisan measure.


Read more...