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Ashland development reduces parking spots

Construction on a large piece of undeveloped land in downtown Ashland has taken away 70 public parking spaces.

'Grand bargain' moves forward

Gov. Kitzhaber is trying to broker a compromise between Democrats and Republicans to get more money for education by raising taxes and cutting pensions.

UO and PSU nearing independence

The University of Oregon and Portland State University could soon declare independence from the Oregon University System.

CRC heads to Washington Senate

The Washington House passed the $10 billion transportation package that includes $450 million in bonds for the Columbia River Crossing.

Oregon lawmakers consider BETC reincarnation

Oregon lawmakers are considering a $25 million annual pool to replace the expiring manufacturing Business Energy Tax Credit program.

Oregon considers tripling film subsidy

Oregon lawmakers are considering tripling a state subsidy that exists to attract movie and TV productions to the state.

Judge upholds Portland art tax

Portland's arts tax is constitutional, Judge Kelly Skye ruled.