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Hillsboro in online contest

Hillsboro is one of 20 cities in a Huffington Post contest as part of the $5 million Bloomberg Mayors Challenge that seeks to drive innovation in local government.

Lane County officials to lease downtown Eugene land

The Lane County Board of Commissioners voted to seek a deal to lease downtown land to Fifth Street Public Market owner Brian Obie as part of a major downtown redevelopment project.

Unemployed outnumber job openings 5-to-1 in Oregon

Oregon's unemployed outnumber private-sector job openings five-to-one, a new report says.

Little known about which programs will be impacted by federal cuts

Oregon will lose over $38 million under automatic federal budget cuts that kick in Friday, but it is still unknown which specific programs will be impacted.

PERS benefits better than neighboring states

Oregon public employees get better retirement benefits and contribute much less toward them than in neighboring states, a new PSU study found.

Oregon to release budget on March 4

The Oregon Legislature's chief budget writers will reveal their next two-year budget on March 4.

Salesforce picks Hillsboro

Salesforce decided to build its new Oregon offices in Hillsboro instead of Portland.