Oregon revenue forecast includes net gain of $87M

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Economists told Oregon lawmakers that state revenues are expected to come in $162 million higher in the current biennium, in part because tax hikes on the wealthy spurred a last minute sell-off of assets.

 

Oregon solar incentives dry up

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Large solar arrays are vanishing in Oregon along with the lower incentives now offered for them.

 

Portland's tech scene a competitive hiring market

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Portland startups and software businesses are having a hard time finding employees in the increasingly competitive hiring market.

 

Biotech crops benefit consumers, economist says

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Consumers benefit more than biotech companies from the technology of transgenic crops, according to an agribusiness professor at a lecture sponsored by Oregon State University.

 

Canola rule under fire

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Oregon's new rule allowing canola production in the Willamette Valley will be under fire in the legislature this session.

 

Beaverton hosts first of 100 White House symposiums

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Federal officials visited Beaverton in the first of 100 visits to cities as part of a White House program to support urban revitalization.

 

Willamette Valley becoming a solar power hotbed

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Despite seeing 144 to 166 days of rain a year, the Willamette Valley is positioning itself as a solar power hotbed.

 
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