Sponsored by Energy Trust

Oregon state economic forecast down

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Oregon lawmakers may have $35 million less than they expected to spend in the current budget, according to the latest state economic forecast.

That means the total drop in expected revenues has been about $340 million since the budget was written last summer.
State economist Mark McMullen says: "We've seen broad-based improvement across a wide range of industries and occupations."
McMullen is part of a panel economists that presented a new economic forecast to the House and Senate Revenue committees.
While economists told the House and Senate Revenue committees "all indicators point to growth," they caution that it will likely be slow growth.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}oregon economic forecast{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Election Season

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

We didn’t intend this issue to have an election season theme. But politics has a way of seeping into the cracks and fissures.


Read more...

Streetfight

News
Sunday, December 07, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

On Friday, Uber switched on an app — and with one push of the button torpedoed Portland’s famed public process.


Read more...

Legislative Preview: A Shifting Balance

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY APRIL STREETER

Democratic gains pave the way for a revival of environment and labor bills as revenue reform languishes.


Read more...

Kill the Meeting

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Meetings get a bad rap. A few local companies make them count.


Read more...

Tackling the CEO-worker pay gap

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY OREGON BUSINESS STAFF

An SEC rule targets the disparity between executive and employee compensation, reigniting a long-standing debate about corporate social responsibility.


Read more...

Corner Office: Timothy Mitchell

January-Powerbook 2015
Saturday, December 13, 2014

A look-in on the life of Norris & Stevens' president.


Read more...

What I'm Reading

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Peter Lizotte at ACME Business Solutions and Roger Busse at Pacific Continental Bank share their favorite reads.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS