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Three problems with Obama's immigration order

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

BY NISHANT BHAJARIA | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

By now, anyone who knows about it has a position on President Obama’s executive order on immigration. The executive order is the outcome of failed attempts at getting a bill through the normal legislative process. Both Obama and his predecessor came close, but not close enough since the process broke down multiple times.


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Kitzhaber says budget released on Monday will expand social safety net

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

An early look at the governor's proposed budget shows that he plans on expanding aid to low-income citizens as well as a bump in funding for early-childhood education.


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Portland Business Alliance poll: Citizens want a vote on proposed street tax

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The mayor and city commissioner say the people want a street tax, but can't come to a consensus on what form it would take.


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Judge nixes Nike's request for preliminary injunction

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The sporting-goods company wanted its case against a former head of South Africa over wrongful termination to be heard in Oregon instead of Davide Cardarelli's native land of Italy.


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Auto industry continues to consolidate dealer structure

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Fewer, bigger companies are the result of several dealers and brands being lost to the great recession of 2008.


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Data firm says housing prices leveling in Portland

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

RealtyTrac reported the median single-family home price in the Portland area was $268,000 in October — down from $270,000 in September.


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Gigapan sells off hardware division of company

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The company's images were renowned for their stunning quality due to its high-resolution technology.


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Newport Fisherman's Wives set to file suit

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The group is looking to stop the Coast Guard from closing its Newport Air Facility.


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Southwestern Oregon told to brace for 'silver tsunami'

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Baby boomers are expected to relocate from California to the Pacific Northwest in the coming years, according to an Oregon economist.


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Drop in gas price could spell uptick in discretionary spending

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With the price of a gallon hovering above $3, state economist says spending should rise in time for holidays.


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Green Sports Alliance hires scientist to be new president

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The nonprofit also named Justin Zeulner — former sustainability director of the Portland Trailblazers — as its new chief operating officer.


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Vigor Industrial puts continent's largest drydock to work

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

The SS Algol, which is 936 feet long, docked at the Vigorous on Monday.


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Columbia Sportswear unveils NYC brand store

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

The company's first branded store is in New York's Meatpacking District.


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Lane Co. doles out $10,000 grants for tourism proposals

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

The county is using money from lodging taxes to pay for projects that encourage tourism in the region.


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Columbia Helicopters gets OK to fly new aircraft

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

Eight Boeing CH-47D Chinook models will be flown by the company.


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Portland financial startup says it raised $2 million

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

Mirador Financial develops a program to aid banks in assessing small-business loans.


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Three problems with Obama's immigration order

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

BY NISHANT BHAJARIA | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

By now, anyone who knows about it has a position on President Obama’s executive order on immigration. The executive order is the outcome of failed attempts at getting a bill through the normal legislative process. Both Obama and his predecessor came close, but not close enough since the process broke down multiple times.


Read more...

Kitzhaber says budget released on Monday will expand social safety net

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

An early look at the governor's proposed budget shows that he plans on expanding aid to low-income citizens as well as a bump in funding for early-childhood education.


Read more...

Portland Business Alliance poll: Citizens want a vote on proposed street tax

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The mayor and city commissioner say the people want a street tax, but can't come to a consensus on what form it would take.


Read more...

Judge nixes Nike's request for preliminary injunction

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The sporting-goods company wanted its case against a former head of South Africa over wrongful termination to be heard in Oregon instead of Davide Cardarelli's native land of Italy.


Read more...

Auto industry continues to consolidate dealer structure

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Fewer, bigger companies are the result of several dealers and brands being lost to the great recession of 2008.


Read more...

Data firm says housing prices leveling in Portland

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

RealtyTrac reported the median single-family home price in the Portland area was $268,000 in October — down from $270,000 in September.


Read more...

Gigapan sells off hardware division of company

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The company's images were renowned for their stunning quality due to its high-resolution technology.


Read more...

Newport Fisherman's Wives set to file suit

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The group is looking to stop the Coast Guard from closing its Newport Air Facility.


Read more...

Southwestern Oregon told to brace for 'silver tsunami'

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Baby boomers are expected to relocate from California to the Pacific Northwest in the coming years, according to an Oregon economist.


Read more...

Drop in gas price could spell uptick in discretionary spending

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With the price of a gallon hovering above $3, state economist says spending should rise in time for holidays.


Read more...

Green Sports Alliance hires scientist to be new president

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The nonprofit also named Justin Zeulner — former sustainability director of the Portland Trailblazers — as its new chief operating officer.


Read more...

Vigor Industrial puts continent's largest drydock to work

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

The SS Algol, which is 936 feet long, docked at the Vigorous on Monday.


Read more...

Columbia Sportswear unveils NYC brand store

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

The company's first branded store is in New York's Meatpacking District.


Read more...

Lane Co. doles out $10,000 grants for tourism proposals

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

The county is using money from lodging taxes to pay for projects that encourage tourism in the region.


Read more...

Columbia Helicopters gets OK to fly new aircraft

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

Eight Boeing CH-47D Chinook models will be flown by the company.


Read more...

Portland financial startup says it raised $2 million

Jacob Palmer - Monday, November 24, 2014

Mirador Financial develops a program to aid banks in assessing small-business loans.


Read more...