Oregon's economic development chief wants to meet with the president of Jeld-Wen over rumors that the state's biggest private company may move its headquarters to Charlotte, N.C.
Oregon lawmakers are trying to carry over as much as they can from the state emergency fund to the 2013-15 budget.
The Navy is adding $7.75 million to a previously awarded $35.5 million InSitu contract.
Warm Springs Forest Products will lay off 93 full-time employees in November.
The Portland Streetcar will open its new Central Loop line to the public this weekend.
U.S. builders started work on more homes in August, more evidence of a recovering housing market.
Oregon's minimum wage will climb 15 cents an hour to $8.95 beginning in January 2013.