Gas prices skyrocketed in 2012

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Friday, January 04, 2013

People paid more at the gas pump overall in 2012 than any other time in history.

 

Job market looking alive

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Friday, January 04, 2013

The latest U.S. job market reports indicate that layoffs fell, unemployment stayed low, and private hiring rose.

 

State officials propose mileage tax for fuel efficient vehicles

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Thursday, January 03, 2013

Oregon officials are proposing an alternative tax for drivers of efficient or electric vehicles instead of gasoline taxes.

 

PTC extension helps sustainable Oregon businesses

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Congress approved a one-year extension of the federal Production Tax Credit, a key incentive for Oregon wind energy developers.

 

Oregon organic farmers seek genetically modified crop ban

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Supporters of a Jackson County ban on genetically modified crops filed signatures without he county clerk to put a measure on the ballot.

 

Oregon seeks 10,000 residents due foreclosure settlement payments

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Thursday, January 03, 2013

Two weeks before the deadline, 10,000 Oregonians eligible for payments from a nationwide foreclosure settlement haven't filed claims.

 

Short-term vacation rooms on the rise

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Thursday, January 03, 2013

As many as 1,000 Portland homeowners rent out rooms and homes through websites like airbnb.com. They are not licensed and are not paying required hotel/motel taxes.

 
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