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Oregon Cities Weigh Local Pot Taxes Ahead of November Vote

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: If recreational marijuana is legalized in Oregon, some cities want to cash in by taxing it at the local level.

News Roundtable: August 29th, 2014

OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

County Votes For Big Intel Tax Break Package

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about the history leading up to the deal that just passed and what it could mean for the future of the region.

News Roundtable: August 14, 2014

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

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

The Economics Of Legalized Marijuana

OPB |July 31, 2014 12:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.

The Race For Multnomah County Chair

OPB |April 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with the two most prominent candidates in the contest for the county's top seat.

An Update On The Portland Arts Tax

OPB |April 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland residents are expected to pay a $35 per person arts tax by April 15.

How Property Taxes Are Influencing The Housing Market

OPB |March 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: According to a new report from the Northwest Economic Research Center, Oregon's property tax system is skewing the housing market.

What's Still On The Table In Washington's Legislature?

OPB |March 03, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: With about two weeks left in Washington's 2014 legislative session, we'll get an update from Olympia-based reporter Austin Jenkins.

New Oregon Laws Take Effect

OPB |Jan. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Several new laws take effect in Oregon with the new year, including a ban on teens using tanning beds, an increase in fines for texting while driving, and a law that allows new moms to take their placentas home with them.

Is There Fire Where There's Vapor?: The E-Cigarette Debate

OPB |Dec. 12, 2013 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Following a national trend, some Oregon state legislators have introduced proposals for greater regulation over the sale of e-cigarettes.

Will Damascus, Oregon Remain A City?

OPB |Oct. 29, 2013 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Residents of the Clackamas County city of Damascus will vote in November on whether or not to disincorporate.

Special Session Wraps Up

OPB |Oct. 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."

Oregon Convention Center Hotel Moves Forward

OPB |Sept. 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Should the government subsidize a hotel to serve visitors to the Oregon Convention Center? We'll hear why some people think its a good idea — and others do not.

Update From Salem

OPB |Sept. 18, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Will there be a special session to create a new "grand bargain" on pension cuts and taxes?

David Cay Johnston Looks At The Fine Print

June 14, 2013 12:25 p.m.

Pulitzer prize winning author David Cay Johnston joins us to talk about the subject of his latest book, The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain English" To Rob You Blind.

Reading The Economic Tea Leaves

May 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The state budget hangs in the balance as lawmakers pore over the latest revenue forecast released Thursday.

Changing And Implementing The Portland Arts Tax

May 07, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The arts tax that Portland residents approved last fall is facing some legal and bureaucratic hurdles. We'll get an update.

Negotiating Tax Changes

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?

County Cigarette Taxes

April 10, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Should Oregon counties be able to levy their own cigarette taxes?

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