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Oregon Public Pension Debt Officially Rises By $2.4 Billion

OPB | July 28, 2017 5:02 p.m. | Portland

The board that oversees Oregon's Public Employees Retirement System makes a "pragmatic" decision to make a relatively modest reduction in its investment assumptions. 

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Oregon's Public Pension Costs To Rise Again

Statesman Journal | Aug. 2, 2016 7:19 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

The cost of Oregon's public pension system will rise by $885 million in the 2017-2019 biennium. That brings total unfunded liabilities to nearly $22 billion, excluding prepayment of pension benefits by public employers.

local | Renewable energy | Economy | Energy | Think Out Loud

Eugene Dumps Fossil Fuel Investments

OPB | Jan. 16, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: Following the lead of other progressive cities across the U.S., Eugene has decided to divest from fossil fuel companies.

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FInancial Report Finds Oregon Holding Ground

OPB | March 12, 2013 4:51 p.m. | Portland

Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown says an audit finds the state in, as she puts it, "pretty good shape" in the wake of the recession.