OPB | Oct. 13, 2017
A task force on Oregon's massive public pension debt wants to prod the 900 government agencies in the state to more aggressively tackle the problem.
OPB | Oct. 13, 2017
A $450 million project to upgrade Interstate 5 at Portland's Rose Quarter has uncertainties about its costs, the prospect of tolls and whether the state should embark on a major freeway project in the middle of the city.
OPB | Oct. 6, 2017
The initial payout from cannabis taxes in Oregon will total nearly $85 million, according to the Oregon Department of Revenue.
Economy | News | Communities | NationOPB | Oct. 4, 2017 1:27 p.m.
The report found the richest 1 percent of Oregonians as a group make more money than the bottom half of Oregonians.
If you’re one of the 1.7 million Oregonians whose information was potentially compromised by the recent Equifax data breach, don’t expect to get a letter in the mail telling you about it.
Environment | Agriculture | News | Business | Food | Economy | Air | local | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 11, 2017 8:30 a.m.
Harvest season is in full swing in Oregon and Washington. But with wildfires burning hundreds of thousands of acres, many Pacific Northwest growers are concerned about their crops.
Environment | Politics | News | NW Life | Nation | Economy | Fish & Wildlife | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 9:51 a.m.
Provisions replenishing the U.S. Forest Service's firefighting budget clears Congress as part of hurricane relief aid legislation.
History | Environment | Politics | News | NW Life | Nation | Economy | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 7, 2017 2:56 p.m.
OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes and Chris Lehman join host Julie Sabatier to talk about the political, financial, and environmental complexities of wildfire.
Environment | News | NW Life | Nation | Economy | Communities | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 6, 2017 3:28 p.m. | Portland
“I talked with the federal authorities two weeks ago, asking for additional federal assistance, I was told point-blank ‘no’,” said Gov. Kate Brown.