OPB | May 12, 2015
After July 1st, Step Forward Activities will no longer receive state funds for new employees with disabilities.
OPB | April 17, 2015
We broadcast Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's State of the State speech and get analysis from OPB reporter Chris Lehman and this week's news roundtable.
OPB | Feb. 12, 2015
THURSDAY: A new report from the city economist provides a surprising contradiction to the narrative that Portland is a place for young people to retire.
OPB | Nov. 18, 2014
TUESDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Nov. 10, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk to an employment attorney about what is likely to change — and not change — after the passage of recreational marijuana in Oregon.
OPB | Oct. 23, 2014
THURSDAY: The summit — a first of its kind in Oregon — will bring together businesses, government, and non-profit stakeholders to share best employment practices inclusive of those with criminal backgrounds.
OPB | June 24, 2014
TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about the business stories on her radar.
OPB | May 16, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | March 13, 2014
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.
OPB | Aug. 29, 2013
Firefighters work long shifts in intense conditions. What keeps them coming back for more, and how do they prevent fatigue?
OPB | June 13, 2013
As graduation season is upon us, we'll look at who's graduating with non-standard diplomas and who's not graduating at all — and explore the implications.
OPB | April 03, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has joined a class action lawsuit filed by disability advocacy groups against the Oregon Department of Human Services.
OPB | March 22, 2013
What responsibilities and privileges go along with being the breadwinner, or staying home?
OPB | Feb. 28, 2013
Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.
OPB | April 19, 2012
The unemployment rate for people under 25 is even higher than the overall unemployment rate. And it's going up.
OPB | April 18, 2012
Some Oregonians are increasingly choosing to delay or forgo medical care for financial reasons.
OPB | Jan. 30, 2012
Cassandra Profita informs us of the commercial sized biofuel project coming to Boardman that will use breakthrough techniques to attain ethanol from trees and waste, financed partly with federal money.
OPB | Jan. 18, 2012
Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us to discuss local mergers and acquisitions, new exports at the Port of Portland, and increasing losses at the zoo and other Metro-run venues.
OPB | Jan. 12, 2012
Even though unemployment remains high in Oregon, some businesses within the state are struggling to find skilled workers to hire.