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Oregon tech leaders voice support for corporate tax plan

"If we want to move people from Chicago, New York and the Bay, we have to have the complete package here," Ellis said. "If we can get schools back to being reasonable, that’s a big help."

Oregon leaders ask state to invest $100 million for research complex

Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife are donating $500 million over a 10-year period for the Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact. The state money would match a portion of the Knight donation.

Report on questionable tax credits names cross-section of Oregon companies

Some of the biggest names in Oregon’s renewable energy and forest products industries landed on a list of suspicious state giveaways during an investigative audit of Oregon’s Business Energy Tax Credit Program.

Oregon nearing ‘full employment,’ must settle for slower growth, PSU study finds

"We’re sort of settling in to the mellow part of the party."

Portland Development Commission provides money, mentoring to help minority entrepreneurs succeed

As commission leaders reworked their strategic plan, they found widening economic gaps between white Portlanders and ethnic minorities.

A Portland Project Keeps It Funky, With Design and Funding

Only investors living in the handful of states — Oregon, Washington, California and Massachusetts, as well as the District of Columbia — that have given regulatory approval can get involved in the Fair-Haired Dumbbell project.

Bend company gives Oregon State $250,000 to develop outdoor products degree program

The new faculty member will lead the curriculum-planning process and "work with regional outdoor products companies" to pinpoint necessary skills that should be taught in the program.

The Portland City Council voted unanimously to approve a new Comprehensive Plan.

"Imagine taller towers downtown, more apartments in single-family neighborhoods and perhaps even a new streetcar line."

Portland Fund Fuels Minority and Women Entrepreneurs

Fostering wealth creation within communities of color and low-income neighborhoods is a key lever amid the city’s goals of becoming the most competitive and equitable city in the world as it grows.

Mayor Charlie Hales at Design Week Portland party: ‘Portland attracts creatives’

Is design a big engine in Portland?


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