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Kitzhaber says middle class is disappearing

Gov. Kitzhaber spoke at the Oregon Leadership Summit, saying that despite Oregon's economic recovery, a generation of Oregonians face the prospect of lower living standards than their parents.

Merkley introduces bills to boost employment

Sen. Jeff Merkley introduced three bills called the "Manufacturing Jobs for America" package.

Kitzhaber's tax reform would take $8M campaign

Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to reform Oregon's tax system but it would take $8 million in campaign dollars.

Port director picks successor

Port of Portland executive director Bill Wyatt handpicked Curtis Robinhold as his heir apparent.

Food trends favor Oregon products

Oregon's agricultural future is intertwined with food trade and trends.

Tualatin wants marijuana dispensaries banned for now

Tualatin councilors want to temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries while staff comes up with a regulatory plan.

Bend company helps outdoor industry

Bend-based The Flybook develops software for the outdoor industry.