The concept of community rights stems from the idea that local communities should have say over corporate projects that could cause local harm.
Opponents of Measure 97 continue on their torrid fundraising pace. Several major companies gave another $1.5 million to defeat a gross receipts tax on large corporations.
Gov. Kate Brown pointed to early childhood, K-12 programs and higher education as places she'd want to maintain funding if a corporate tax she supports fails at the ballot.
Opponents of a corporate tax measure in Oregon are raising big money to defeat it this fall. And OPB is headed to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. We have your primer.
Oregon voters are worried about their own finances and skeptical of new taxes, according to a new poll. But they believe corporations pay too little.
Coordinated Care Organizations manage the Oregon state version of Medicaid on a local level. Trillium, the CCO in Lane County, is so profitable it's received a buyout offer from the Fortune 500 corporation Centene. Some locals are concerned.
Portland-based New Seasons Market has been recognized as the first grocery store in the world to earn B Corp certification.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has signed a bill that allows companies to register as "benefit companies" in Oregon – businesses that offer environmental and social benefits in addition to making profits.