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Apr 5, 2013 at 5:50 PM
The budget committee of the Oregon Legislature approved a Democratic bill curbing pension benefits for public employees in a party-line vote Friday, paving the way for decisions in the full House and Senate as soon as next week.
Mar 23, 2013 at 11:16 AM
A female developer was fired after tweeting about a group of men she said were making sexual comments at a computer programming conference, fueling an already vigorous debate about gender equality and culture in Silicon Valley.
Mar 7, 2013 at 6:31 PM
The Eugene-4J School District faces another budget crunch of $10 million this spring, which is about 7 percent of their yearly budget for Eugene’s schools.
Nov 30, 2012 at 3:15 PM
The governor said Friday his spending plan would restore financial stability to schools reeling from years of budget cuts, even if it wouldn't provide all the money he believes they need.
Oct 6, 2012 at 1:58 PM
A 3-year-old business called B2R is using the spread of the Internet to transport India's outsourcing boom from metropolitan Bangalore and the suburbs of New Delhi to this speck of a farming village in the Himalayan foothills.
Jul 28, 2012 at 12:02 AM
Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler is asking state pension officials to reconsider their assumptions about the rate of return on pension investments - a move that would potentially exacerbate budget struggles for local governments in the short term.
Jul 26, 2012 at 5:13 PM
Oregon officials have taken disciplinary action against four Department of Revenue employees who failed to catch a fraudulent tax return that resulted in a 25-year-old woman receiving a $2.1 million refund.
Jul 22, 2012 at 4:44 PM
An analysis by The Oregonian has found the formula used to calculate pension for thousands of people in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System can be milked to deliver benefits that far outstrip the Legislature's intent and taxpayers' expectations.
Jun 1, 2012 at 5:10 PM
The increases, ranging from 1.5 percent at Western Oregon University to 9.9 percent at Southern Oregon University, will be partially offset by cuts in fees. Some of the fee cuts are tied to a decision by most campuses to provide optional health...
May 24, 2012 at 10:23 PM
The Times-Picayune, one of the nation's oldest newspapers, will no longer offer print editions seven days a week and instead plans to offer three printed issues a week starting in the fall. The change means New Orleans would become the largest metro...
Mar 12, 2012 at 11:31 AM
Former Gov. Ted Kulongoski is drawing three Oregon pension checks because he served in three branches of state government in a 25-year career.
Dec 18, 2011 at 3:00 PM
As we waited for our levels of outrage to rise, an odd thing happened: We didn't get all that outraged.
Dec 16, 2011 at 3:10 PM
Former University of Oregon football coach Mike Bellotti gets nearly $500,000 a year from Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System - about $10 million if the 60-year-old lives for 20 more years.
Nov 22, 2011 at 9:17 AM
Documents released Monday by the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System show former University of Oregon football coach Mike Bellotti is the state's top public pension beneficiary.
Oct 7, 2011 at 7:47 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Concerns over Wall Street practices and economic inequality that have led to sit-ins and rallies in New York, Eugene, Portland and elsewhere reverberated up to the White House on Thursday, with President Barack Obama saying the...