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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.

Feds award $6.5M to Oregon health centers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded 29 health centers $6.5 million to expand primary care services.

Oregon bioscience supporters launch $1M campaign

The Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute hope to expand the state's biotech incubator with a $1 million capital campaign.