Oregon has completed evaluations of its managers as the first step to restructuring the state's management system.
The 78 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964 expect to work the rest of their lives.
A new state report shows the Portland unemployment rate is at a new five-year low of 6.7 percent, down from 7.0 percent in October, despite a loss of jobs in November.
Several rural lawmakers are hoping to create a legislative package for small businesses in Oregon similar to the 30-year tax agreement created solely for Nike.
Many Oregonians will not have subsidized health-insurance coverage by Jan. 1 because their applications were deemed incomplete by Cover Oregon.