Oregon ranked highest on a recent Clean Jobs Index.
Shrimp is the second-largest fishery in Oregon, growing rapidly in the last few decades.
A recent study of the best U.S. states to retire in, counting Washington D.C., ranked Oregon worst in 51st place.
Portland-based Ruby Receptionists is opening a new Beaverton office, where the company plans to employ 174 people by 2015.
U.S. home prices rose 10.5% in March compared with a year ago, and Oregon ranked fifth out of the 50 states with a 14.3% gain.
2,300 Portland employees of Precision Castparts Corp. will vote in June on whether to unionize.
Oregon had the highest number of kindergarteners in the country opting out of immunizations in 2012, and the rate inched up from 5.8% to 6.4% this year.