The Oregon legislature guaranteed Nike favorable tax treatment in exchange for the company's promise to expand its headquarters in-state.
The state could be the first to map fields and mandate preventative measures for genetically modified crops.
Portland City Council will vote Wednesday on submitting a measure to the Nov. 4 general election ballot that will restrict funds raised by the new Transportation User Fee.
The web designer will work in the Portland Development Commission's offices until it moves into a larger space in six months.
During this year's commencement season, 28,131 students received degrees, up 256 diplomas from last year.
The chipmaker is talking to local governments about a new package of property tax exemptions that could be worth more than $1 billion over several years.
Aaron Patnode, a manager at Kaiser Permanente Northwest, is the new executive director of the state's online health insurance exchange.