BY OB STAFF
In an unprecedented early endorsement, the Oregon Business Association Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors announced yesterday that it has formally endorsed Governor John Kitzhaber for re-election.
BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER
The movement to label genetically modified foods suffered a major blow last month with the defeat of ballot measure 522 in Washington state, which would have required manufacturers to label foods containing GM ingredients. So what does 522‘s defeat mean for the GM-labeling efforts in Oregon?
BY MIKE GREEN | OB BLOGGER
Addressing the problems of the poor is a common theme that serves as a backdrop to issues of family, education, jobs, homelessness, health care and public taxation. Oregon’s most promising approach is its “Prosperity Initiative,” championed by First Lady Cylvia Hayes.
BY MARK BLAINE | OB BLOGGER
Having lots of digital edges, having many ways in for readers and users to find and consume stories, is a problem that newspapers have struggled to manage. Local television has been spared much of the disruption, until now.
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE | OB BLOGGER
Gov. John Kitzhaber scored nearly $2 billion in federal funding to overhaul the state Medicaid program for the poor and disabled. In return, the state promised a 2% reduction in the rate of growth in per capita Medicaid spending. I think Oregon's going to have a relatively easy time hitting the budget targets — without stinting on quality. Here's why:
BY OB STAFF
Oregon Business magazine has named the fifth annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon. The rankings were revealed Wednesday night during an awards dinner and celebration at the Portland Hilton.
BY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER
Two competing fashion show producers aim to shine in the Portland market.
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
Several Eugene-area businesses included on our 100 Best Green Companies list — Isler CPA, Mountain Rose Herbs, King Estate Winery, Ninkasi Brewing and CAWOOD — celebrate with the GreenLane Sustainable Business Network at a 'Green Eugene' party.