More and more, credit unions look and act like banks. So why don’t they pay taxes?
Robert Stuart enjoys a paycheck most bankers would envy.
Stuart, 47, is CEO of
Oregon’s second-largest financial institution, with 26 branches, 501
employees and assets of $3.6 billion. His
Portland lawmaker sought bill that could have benefited family company.
The Senate Special Committee on Conduct met at 10 am this morning, the first such meeting longtime lawmakers and lobbyists could remember."Colleagues, this is new for all of us," committee chair Laurie Monnes Anderson (D-Gresham) said as she opened the hearing.
At issue was HB 3052, legislation that Sen. Chip Shields (D-Portland) asked a House colleague, Rep. Lew Frederi...More
Former governor wanted to align Salem and local districts' budgets
Before John Kitzhaber resigned last month, he had hoped to force a major confrontation with the Oregon Education Association in the 2015 legislative session. Kitzhaber’s plan, outlined in some of the thousands of emails his office sought to delete from state servers on...
County Commissioner Loretta Smith uses her office budget to benefit constituents—and her own ambitions.
No elected official in Portland spends more time with constituents than Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith.
pancakes at the Hollywood Senior Center or personall
For a second year in a row, Grant High School'sGrant Magazine has won a Gold Crown award from the Columbia University Scholastic Press Association.
More than 1,200 schools from the U.S. and Asia submitted entries for the award. Only 81 schools received Gold Crowns.Grant Magazine, a glossy monthly printed ...
A continuing Oregon State Police investigation into email leaks is "chilling."
Since taking office Feb. 18, Gov. Kate Brown has publicly made honest and open government a top priority. She has introduced three bills aimed at tightening Oregon's lax approach to government ethics, and she has promised a thorough audit of how state agencies respond to requests for public records. Last night, Brown got a More
U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall’s flameout amid the Kitzhaber investigation could sully the image of her patron, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden.
Amanda Marshall grabbed the attention of
Oregonians last month when she publicly took command of the largest
government corruption case this state has seen in decades.
the chief fe
Scott Kerin reportedly had a contract taken out on his life by a Mexican drug cartel.
The prosecutor that U.S. Attorney for Oregon Amanda Marshall is accused of stalking was at the time under 24-hour-a-day armed protective guard because of a contract Mexican drug dealers placed on his life.
That news adds a bizarre turn in a situation that...
Amanda Marshall, the U.S. Attorney for Oregon, on Thursday told The Oregonian she was temporarily stepping away from her job as the state’s top federal law enforcement official. "I've been having health issues for months," Marshall told The Oregonian. "I can't serve right now." That is far less that the full story, WW has learned from multiple sources familiar ...