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|Thursday, April 26, 2012|
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner toured the Portland area, touting the Obama administration's policies.
Speaking in a dry monotone and sticking close to his pre-released speech, Geithner made his case before about 500 people in downtown Portland Wednesday afternoon that President Obama's strategy of curbing spending and cutting taxes had led to slow but steady growth. He cited strong corporate finances, improved exports and lower household debt as evidence.
He also took aim at conservative critics, saying that more efficient government, lower deficits and a simpler tax system are "simple and understandable desires" that don't amount to a plan for a stronger economy and income growth.
Read more at OregonLive.com.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
BY TAMSEN LEACHMAN | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
It is important to understand the EEOC’s priorities, and ensure that your leadership understands the shifting expectations of regulators and the heightened standards to which you (and they) may be held.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
BY KIM MOORE | OB RESEARCH EDITOR
Employment in Oregon is almost back up to prerecession levels — and employers are having to work harder to entice talented staff to join their ranks. This year’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon project showcases the kind of quality workplaces that foster happy employees.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Yeah, we know: Oregonians are way too cool for umbrellas. But today’s stylish, high-tech models will soften the resistance of the most rain hardened.
Friday, January 30, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR
For those who were working, here are a few highlights of Charlie Hales' State of the City address.
Friday, March 27, 2015
BY COURTNEY SHERWOOD | Photos by Jason E. Kaplan
Pacific Seafood, one of the world’s largest processors, is rebranding as a more transparent and consumer-friendly operation. A controversial CEO and monopoly accusations from coastal fishermen complicate the tale.
Friday, March 27, 2015
BY ROBERT MULLIN
A new energy-sharing agreement sparks concerns about independence and collaboration in the region's utility industry.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
What is the impact of the legal pot industry on carbon emissions?
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