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Idaho, Chicago try to woo Oregon business away over taxes

"I’m happy to pay taxes," said the executive, who asked that neither he nor his business be identified. "But the Oregon system is broken, and I know there are a lot of other businesspeople who feel like I do, that it doesn’t make sense to stay."

Marketer paying tourists $50 to stay at Portland hotels

Travel Portland, the nonprofit organization that markets the city, is making headlines for once again offering tourists $50 in cash when they book a room at participating Portland-area hotels.

Saw-safety invention, SawStop, pits Oregon firm against giant manufacturers

An electrical current in the blade triggers a brake when it comes into contact with a body part.

Angel Oregon picks two winners — DeltaPoint and Enjoy Life

Investors at the annual Angel Oregon conference picked two winners this afternoon:

Pacific Power seeks 20 percent hike in electricity rates

Pacific Power is seeking a 20 percent increase in electricity rates starting next January to cover major investments in transmission and generation as well as forecasted higher power costs next year, according to filings with the Oregon Public Utility Commission.

Oregon startups find success — some find it elsewhere

Oregon’s struggles at nurturing startups are well-known and well-documented. Entrepreneurs complain they can’t find enough talented executives here, or enough financial backing, and so they go elsewhere.

Founder of Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods transfers business to employees on his 81st birthday

"We’re still learning all of the details, but it’s very humbling to be part of a company that cares this much about its employees."

Oregon Passes Tax Boost on Wealthy, Corporations

Oregon voters approved two special tax measures Tuesday designed to close a $733 million state budget gap.

Despite Praise, Portland Has Room for Improvement

Because Portlanders are happy with their city, why change?

Taxes and tech: Oregon’s industry leaders aren’t engaged

I’ve been asking tech industry execs about the issue for the past six months and have heard a consistent refrain: Whatever their opinions about these individual measures, they’d like to see broad reform in Oregon’s fiscal policy, taxes and education system.