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Governor Brown Unveils 10-Point Economic Recovery Plan

The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley Oregon Governor Kate Brown released a 10-point economic recovery plan for the state on Tuesday, March 23, outlining her administration’s recovery goals in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the 2020 wildfires. A news release issued by the governor’s office[Read More…]

West Coast states aim to improve online tools for rural transit riders

A Ride Connection bus drives through Banks on July 11, 2018. Photo: Chas Hundley ODOT issued a news release saying the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) awarded a $5.3 million ITS4US grant to Oregon, Washington and California. The $5.3 million the states received is paying to develop software using open-sourced tools[Read More…]

Wyden gives update on unemployment, other benefits from American Rescue Plan

United States Capitol. Photo: Chas Hundley Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) held a hybrid press conference and town hall meeting via Zoom on March 12 where he discussed how the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan directly benefits Oregonians. Wyden said Oregon will receive $5 billion overall from the bill, including the[Read More…]

County Board to host town hall; county installs new economic development director

Matt Craigie. Photo courtesy Washington County The Washington County Board of Commissioners is hosting a virtual town hall on March 6 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the county’s Zoom platform with commissioners participating.  The county commissioners plan to discuss their 2021 priorities followed by a live Q&A with[Read More…]

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