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As furor builds over the behavior of state Treasury investors, state senator Rick Metsger is calling for extensive reforms.
Metsger, who is running to become Oregon's next treasurer, told the Oregonian he wants to reform the state's travel and ethics laws. His opponent, interim treasurer Ted Wheeler, cautioned that complex changes should not be rushed through.
Both candidates are responding to a public records investigation by Oregonian reporters Les Zaitz and Ted Sickinger.
Read the latest at Oregon Live.
Two of the nation's largest land-line telecom companies are merging to streamline operations.
Both companies have been weakened by the rise in popularity of the mobile phone.
Read more at Oregon Live.
It's Sat Kartar S. Bird's word against Karam Singh Khalsa's as the Soothing Touch body care company goes after the Golden Temple natural foods empire for alleged fraud.
Golden Temple is also facing legal challenges in two Oregon counties and in California.
Read more at the Register-Guard.
The Port of Astoria and Westerlund Log Handlers are closing in on an agreement to develop a log export facility at the mouth of the Columbia River.
Local businesses and residents have criticized the plan, which would create local jobs but shift the milling of Northwest timber from Oregon to Asia, cutting labor costs.
Read Cassandra Profita's full report at the Daily Astorian.
Cancer researcher Brian Druker is Portland's new "first citizen," the latest of many awards for the head of OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute.
Druker was the lead researcher in developing the drug Gleevec, which has saved countless lives over the past decade.
Read more at Oregon Live.
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The 2014 World Trademark Review 1000 (“WTR”) recently named Lane Powell as one of the top trademark law firms in Oregon and Washington, and Lane Powell attorneys Kenneth R. Davis II, Parna A. Mehrbani, Frances M. Jagla and Paul D. Swanson as top individuals in the practice.
Capital Pacific Bank, a Portland-based community bank serving businesses, professionals and nonprofit organizations, today announced that it has earned recognition as a Certified B Corporation by B Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community of socially responsible businesses. The bank is one of six financial institutions across the country to achieve B Corp status.
On Thursday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to noon (registration begins at 7:30 a.m.), Lane Powell will team with Oregon Business magazine for a half-day seminar titled “Best Practices For Best Employers™: How to Become One of ‘Oregon’s Best Workplaces’ Starting Today!”