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Legislature passes worker protection bills

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

Bills that aim to address wage theft and the gender pay gap head to Gov. Kate Brown.


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Port of Portland director criticizes mayor

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

Bill Wyatt indicates Charlie Hales' actions are adversely affecting the city's position with businesses.


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House Rep from Bend defends Kitzhaber whistleblower

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

"Michael Rodgers isn't an Oregon criminal – he is an Oregon hero," Knute Buehler said.


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Oregon seeks to expand aquafarming

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

Report commissioned by the Department of Agriculture concludes the state should double the size of fish farming industry.


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UO has nation's largest athletic department

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

The football team's new training facility was counted in the department's income statement, pushing it to the top of the list.


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Green workplace 2.0

Linda Baker - Thursday, May 28, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

Reinventing capitalism. Office dumpster divers. Handprints versus carbon footprints. These are some of the ideas panelists and attendees discussed during the second annual Oregon Business “Green Your Workplace” seminar yesterday.


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Nike linked to FIFA bribery scandal

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

According to an indictment, a sportswear company acted improperly in pursuing a sponsorship deal from Brazil.


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State braces for cost of fighting wildfires

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Oregon Department of Forestry urges caution given the $200 million it cost to fight fires over the past two summers.


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Senate votes to tamp down on medical marijuana

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The measure strengthens regulation of an industry that many believe is operating without due scrutiny.


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DAS seeks $16.9M to bolster cyber security

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The administrative agency is requesting money over the next two years to hire 24 IT employees.


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Portland approves $3.6B budget

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

A sign of a booming economy: City officials passed budget "with a minimum of bickering."


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Photo Log: The 2015 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Oregon Business celebrated the 100 Best Green Workplaces with an awards luncheon yesterday at the Nines Hotel in downtown Portland.


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Michael Rodgers comes forward as Kitzhaber whistleblower

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In a Willamette Week report, Rodgers admitted to leaking thousands of the former governor's emails.


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Hundreds of Oregonians protest proposed LNG pipelines

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

It's unclear whether Gov. Kate Brown will allow the projects to move forward.


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Oregon Democrats make late push for paid sick leave bill

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

At a press conference Tuesday, leaders bemoaned the bill stalling in committee. By Tuesday night, a negotiator said the measure was close to moving forward.


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Nike campus expansion expected to surpass $150M

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The sports apparel giant needs to spend more than $150 million threshold to trigger a state tax deal.


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Legislature passes worker protection bills

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

Bills that aim to address wage theft and the gender pay gap head to Gov. Kate Brown.


Read more...

Port of Portland director criticizes mayor

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

Bill Wyatt indicates Charlie Hales' actions are adversely affecting the city's position with businesses.


Read more...

House Rep from Bend defends Kitzhaber whistleblower

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

"Michael Rodgers isn't an Oregon criminal – he is an Oregon hero," Knute Buehler said.


Read more...

Oregon seeks to expand aquafarming

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

Report commissioned by the Department of Agriculture concludes the state should double the size of fish farming industry.


Read more...

UO has nation's largest athletic department

Jacob Palmer - Friday, May 29, 2015

The football team's new training facility was counted in the department's income statement, pushing it to the top of the list.


Read more...

Green workplace 2.0

Linda Baker - Thursday, May 28, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

Reinventing capitalism. Office dumpster divers. Handprints versus carbon footprints. These are some of the ideas panelists and attendees discussed during the second annual Oregon Business “Green Your Workplace” seminar yesterday.


Read more...

Nike linked to FIFA bribery scandal

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

According to an indictment, a sportswear company acted improperly in pursuing a sponsorship deal from Brazil.


Read more...

State braces for cost of fighting wildfires

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Oregon Department of Forestry urges caution given the $200 million it cost to fight fires over the past two summers.


Read more...

Senate votes to tamp down on medical marijuana

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The measure strengthens regulation of an industry that many believe is operating without due scrutiny.


Read more...

DAS seeks $16.9M to bolster cyber security

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The administrative agency is requesting money over the next two years to hire 24 IT employees.


Read more...

Portland approves $3.6B budget

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

A sign of a booming economy: City officials passed budget "with a minimum of bickering."


Read more...

Photo Log: The 2015 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Oregon Business celebrated the 100 Best Green Workplaces with an awards luncheon yesterday at the Nines Hotel in downtown Portland.


Read more...

Michael Rodgers comes forward as Kitzhaber whistleblower

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In a Willamette Week report, Rodgers admitted to leaking thousands of the former governor's emails.


Read more...

Hundreds of Oregonians protest proposed LNG pipelines

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

It's unclear whether Gov. Kate Brown will allow the projects to move forward.


Read more...

Oregon Democrats make late push for paid sick leave bill

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

At a press conference Tuesday, leaders bemoaned the bill stalling in committee. By Tuesday night, a negotiator said the measure was close to moving forward.


Read more...

Nike campus expansion expected to surpass $150M

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The sports apparel giant needs to spend more than $150 million threshold to trigger a state tax deal.


Read more...