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MONDAY: Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler is pushing a bill that he says will save the state billions on its public pension system over the next 20 years.
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THURSDAY: The latest economic forecast shows more money for Portland schools, but not the overall funding boost lawmakers were hoping for.
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FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB |Sept. 18, 2013 12:45 p.m.
A surplus in Portland's annual budget sparks discussions about how and where the extra funds should be spent.
May 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.
The state budget hangs in the balance as lawmakers pore over the latest revenue forecast released Thursday.
April 30, 2013 12:50 p.m.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales will release his budget proposal Tuesday morning at City Hall.
April 30, 2013 12:15 p.m.
Oregon lawmakers made drastic changes to their tax plan in order to get it passed in the House. What will the Senate do with it?
March 26, 2013 12:35 p.m.
Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.
March 26, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has been in office almost 90 days. How is he doing so far?
March 25, 2013 12:30 p.m.
Sequestration means four small airports in Oregon are losing their air traffic control towers.
March 15, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Think Out Loud was live from City Club of Portland with Governor John Kitzhaber.
March 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.
The co-chairs of the Ways & Means committee released their budget plan earlier this week. We'll dig into what it means for the session and the state.
Nov. 30, 2012 12:06 p.m.
Governor Kitzhaber has released his proposed budget for the 2013-2015 biennium.
Sept. 25, 2012 12:15 p.m.
Nurses at the Oregon State Hospital wards in both Salem and Portland say they need more staff to help deal with violent incidents.
Aug. 01, 2012 9:06 a.m.
The Lane County Jail was forced to close 96 beds in late June due to budget cuts. Now it's seeing a revolving door of inmates.
July 31, 2012 9:20 a.m.
The Salem-Keizer School District has $66 million in surplus bond money.
June 13, 2012 9:06 a.m.
Wednesday is the last day of school for kids in the Portland and Beaverton districts. We'll look back on how education fared during a tough economic year.
May 24, 2012 9:06 a.m.
A committee of lawmakers in Salem heard a somewhat optimistic revenue forecast this week. We'll get an update about the state of the budget and other news from the Capitol.
March 05, 2012 9:06 a.m.
What are lawmakers fighting over as they prepare to wrap up the legislative session?
Feb. 23, 2012 9:25 a.m.
The Ways & Means committee is making weighty decisions about the state budget as well as many other pieces of legislation as the short session draws to a close.
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