Tagged: Economy

Oregon Businesses Call For Action On Climate Change

OPB | July 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: More than 70 Oregon businesses are calling for the state to take action on climate change.

Marijuana Retail Stores Open Across Washington

OPB | July 09, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We're live from Vancouver's first recreational marijuana store, Main Street Marijuana, which opens for business today.

What Will Supreme Court Decision Mean For Oregon Home Health Workers?

OPB | July 03, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll hear from SEIU Local 503 executive director Heather Conroy on the implications of Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues.

Should Public Employees Be Able To Opt Out Of Union Dues?

OPB | July 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll find out what Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues will mean for an ongoing debate in Oregon.

Portland Poised To Regulate Short-Term Rentals

OPB | July 01, 2014 12:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland could become one of the first major cities to create a legal framework for people who want to rent out rooms in their homes on a short-term basis.

Sen. Ron Wyden Takes Your Questions

OPB | April 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: This February, Sen. Ron Wyden took over as chair of the Senate Finance Committee. We'll hear about the new role, and take your questions.

Is Central Oregon's Economy Turning A Corner?

OPB | March 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Recent unemployment figures suggest that Central Oregon's economy is improving. It was one of the hardest hit by the recession and housing bust.

A Northeast Portland Follow-up: Development And Trader Joe's

OPB | March 06, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll hear from business owners and residents who support a new Trader Joe's on the vacant lot on NE MLK Jr. Blvd. and Alberta St. in Portland.

Study Suggests Some Oregon College Students Are Food Insecure

OPB | Feb. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: A new study suggests that many Western Oregon University students are suffering from a lack of access to an adequate supply of healthy food.

Exploring The Revenue Forecast And The State Budget

OPB | Feb. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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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