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Media Highlights

Oregon has a spending problem | Portland Tribune, April 23, 2017
Ready or not, autonomous vehicles are coming | Portland Tribune, April 22, 2017
Portland leaders embrace autonomous vehicles | Portland Tribune, April 19, 2017
The airport is expanding: Pardon the dust | Portland Tribune, March 25, 2017
A grim future for Portland's film industry? | Portland Tribune, March 20, 2017
Owning home getting harder for minorities | Portland Tribune, March 14, 2017
Developer takes new tack to help the homeless | Portland Tribune, March 9, 2017
Port of Portland No. 1 West Coast auto exporter | Portland Tribune, February 21, 2017
PERS: 9 myths about Oregon's public pension fund | The Oregonian, February 12, 2017
Alaska Air pays $14 million in bonuses to Portland employees | Portland Business Journal, February 10, 2017
Uncertainty ahead for Oregon's economy | Portland Tribune, January 27, 2017
Portland battle over fossil fuel heats up | Oregon Business, January 26, 2017
Business community ready to be taxed | Portland Tribune, January 24, 2017
Dear Salem: All we want is leadership | Portland Tribune, December 27, 2016
Ted Wheeler promises to reshape city | Portland Tribune, December 27, 2016
Beaverton looks to tackle housing crisis | Portland Business Journal, December 20, 2016
A closer look at corporate giving | Portland Tribune, December 18, 2016
Our opinion: Wheeler should rein in wackiness | Portland Tribune, December 15, 2016
White House: Portland has ended veteran homelessness | Portland Tribune, December 11, 2016
Adidas to move 150 jobs from Boston to Portland | Portland Business Journal, December 1, 2016
Popup shops return to vacant downtown retail space for the holidays | Portland Business Journal, November 23, 2016
Vision for 'Harbor of Hope' showed us what's possible | Portland Tribune, November 21, 2016
Vision for 'Harbor of Hope' showed us what's possible | Portland Tribune, November 21, 2016
Going gender-neutral | Portland Tribune, November 19, 2016
Mayor's office challenges higher homeless count | Portland Tribune, November 18, 2016
Two of Oregon's biggest business associations are merging | Portland Business Journal, November 17, 2016
Measure 97 battle likely to rage on in Legislature | Portland Tribune, November 10, 2016
Holiday Pop Up Shop Preview | KGW, November 9, 2016
Saltzman pulls plug on Terminal 1 homeless shelter | Portland Tribune, October 25, 2016
Our Opinion: Common sense leads to 'no' on 97 | Portland Tribune, October 18, 2016
Our Opinion: Bond would help ease housing pinch | Portland Tribune, October 13, 2016
WW’s November 2016 Endorsements: State Measures | Willamette Week, October 12, 2016
Affordable housing bond makes good business sense | Portland Tribune, September 26, 2016
PBA gets behind Portland's affordable housing measure | Portland Business Journal, September 15, 2016
Measure 97 would break Oregon-based businesses | The Oregonian, September 14, 2016
M97: The wrong tool for the problem | Portland Tribune, September 12, 2016
From Gridlock to Civil War | Oregon Business Magazine, September 1, 2016
M97: A tax, on a tax, on a tax... | Portland Tribune, August 26, 2016
River cleanup must keep economy afloat | Portland Tribune, August 22, 2016
New mood in Chinatown | Portland Tribune, August 18, 2016
MEASURE 97: Inconsistent, ineffective | Portland Tribune, August 18, 2016
Oregon’s Regressive Tax Referendum | The Wall Street Journal, August 11, 2016
Scenes from Portland's newest downtown plaza | Portland Business Journal, August 10, 2016
Measure 97 doesn't ring John Marick's bell | Portland Tribune, August 9, 2016
Portland State President Wim Wiewel announces retirement | Portland Business Journal, July 27, 2016
EPA recommends 7-year, $750M Superfund cleanup plan | Portland Business Journal, June 8, 2016
The Race for the Wood Skyscraper Starts Here | Bloomberg Technology, May 16, 2016
PGE wins diversity honors as PBA marks program's 10th year | Portland Business Journal, March 3, 2016
Why not Wapato? | Portland Tribune, December 28, 2015
Solutions, not barriers needed for homeless crisis | Portland Tribune, December 22, 2015
Report: Economy growing but incomes stagnating | Portland Tribune, December 10, 2015
On minimum wage, Oregon must be one state | The Portland Tribune, November 25, 2015
BofA's Roger Hinshaw nabs top business honor | Portland Business Journal, November 3, 2015
Legacy to buy 50% stake in struggling Oregon health insurer | Portland Business Journal, October 26, 2015
'Ban the Box' helps ex-offenders and employers | Portland Tribune, September 29, 2015
Nike Co-Founder, OHSU Raise $1B for Cancer Research | Good Morning America , June 25, 2015
Portland is better than this | Portland Tribune, June 23, 2015
Should Oregon 'ban the box'? | Portland Tribune, April 16, 2015
My View: Employer child care credit needed | Portland Tribune, April 14, 2015
Low office vacancy rates fueled by Oregon's surging employment | Portland Business Journal, February 24, 2015
Saluting John Kitzhaber's accomplishments | President & CEO's Blog , February 13, 2015
Oregon Businesses Say Hanjin's Departure Is A Blow | Oregon Public Broadcasting, February 11, 2015
Funding languishes as American roads crumble | The Oregonian, February 10, 2015
Economy improving, but not for all | Portland Tribune , January 21, 2015
Think traffic's bad now? Just wait | Portland Tribune, January 6, 2015
Study shows economy's strengths and fault lines | Portland Tribune , December 17, 2014
Portland businesses sound alarms on wages, jobs gaps | Portland Business Journal, December 17, 2014
Education, Migration and the Service Class | Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, December 11, 2014
In Portland, Ugly Sweaters Are the 'Bomb' | NBC Nightly News, December 3, 2014
“Ugly Sweater” Artists Hit Portland Icons | Willamette Week, November 13, 2014
City pop-up shops hope holiday season isn't very 'ugly' | Portland Tribune , November 13, 2014
Sites for new jobs face more hurdles | Portland Tribune, November 4, 2014
Paid sick day law needs work | Portland Tribune , October 28, 2014
Business, labor unite to support Knight Cancer Challenge | Portland Tribune , September 23, 2014
Poll: Residents want jobs, jobs, jobs | Portland Tribune , September 17, 2014
Don't blame economic problems on trade: Editorial Agenda 2014 | http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/08/dont_blame_economic_problems_o.html, August 28, 2014
In job growth, Portland beats most metros | The Oregonian, August 5, 2014
Meet the Portland Business Alliance's new leadership team | Portland Business Journal, July 31, 2014
City circles the block on street fee plan | Portland Tribune , June 10, 2014
Oregon Iron Works deal positions Vigor for bigger strides | Portland Business Journal, May 21, 2014
ECONorthwest: Portland's health sector is, indeed, healthy | Portland Business Journal, April 29, 2014
Coalition supports same-sex marriage | The Register Guard, April 2, 2014
One Question: Would You Cut Business Taxes? | Willamette Week, April 2, 2014
Small business sales go big | Oregon Business Magazine, February 25, 2014
Job push becoming a tale of two cities | Portland Tribune, February 13, 2014
CRC testimony goes into evening | Portland Tribune, February 12, 2014
Jobs coming back in metro area | Portland Tribune, December 13, 2013
Free parking offered to entice downtown shoppers | Portland Tribune, December 11, 2013
Governor Kitzhaber and Intel enter into jobs and investment agreement | State of Oregon - Governor's Office, December 6, 2013
Portland-area report on jobs is a mixed bag | The Portland Tribune, November 21, 2013
Office Is Showing Promise | Wall Street Journal, November 5, 2013
Our Opinion: Island's future is part of job equation | Portland Tribune, October 17, 2013
PBA study: 490K Oregon jobs tied to international trade | Portland Business Journal , October 16, 2013
Portland might get new nickname: Tech Town | The Portland Tribune, September 26, 2013
Portland Business Alliance weighs in on gay marriage | Portland Business Journal, September 10, 2013
CRC is back from the dead | The Register Guard, August 11, 2013
In Our View: It's Time to Move Forward | The Columbian, August 11, 2013
PBA supports HQ hotel, but there's a 'but' | Portland Business Journal, August 9, 2013
Powerful allies line up behind reinvented CRC | Portland Business Journal, August 8, 2013
Melvin Mark to give ex-Bally building a creative makeover | Portland Business Journal, June 6, 2013
A new-look Business Alliance | Portland Business Journal, May 14, 2013
Let Portland manage sidewalks | The Oregonian, April 18, 2013
Legal eagle: Interview with Dennis Rawlinson | Oregon Business , April 4, 2013
Legislators focus on large industrial properties | Portland Business Journal, February 19, 2013
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