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Cascade Policy Institute supports Measure 91

Oregon's free-market think tank voted to support the marijuana legalization initiative.

Companies donate $690K to oppose GMO labeling

Seven major food companies donated a total of $690,000 to a campaign against Measure 92, which would require genetically engineered food to be labeled in Oregon.

Oregon carbon tax outlines receive positive response from legislative committee

Researchers say a $60 per ton tax on carbon emissions would raise around $2 billion annually. 

Clackamas County bans e-cigarettes

The board voted to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes inside all county-owned buildings and vehicles.

Oregon RAIN looks to nurture non-Portland companies

The Oregon Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network hopes to spur economic development in the southern Willamette Valley.

Eugene tech firm takes a subsidiary

Real estate technology firm IDX acquired California-based Agent Evolution.

Study says Oregon has second fairest tax system in U.S.

Wallet Hub reports that Oregon's tax system is the second-best in the country in terms of fairness.