New report says Oregon one of the worst states for small business
Oregon is one of the least friendly states in the country for small businesses, according to a new ranking released by Small Business Policy Index.
The state was ranked as the 6th worst in the nation by the index that weighed issues such as taxes, regulations, government spending and debt.
“Oregon is pretty good at nurturing startups, but once they get started it hits them in the head with a hammer,” said Brian Vierra, a...
Meet Governor Kitzhaber's friends with benefits
Drip, drip, drip, SPLASH! Cylvia Hayes admits to more dirty money from clean energy
From the Oregonian ... First there's this:
Cylvia Hayes has confirmed she collected $118,000 in previously undisclosed payments from an out-of-state clean energy group.
Then, there's this:
The admitted payouts conflict with other statements Kitzhaber has made regarding his fiancee's consulting work, how his office handled her contracts and most troubling, statements he has made in his annual ethics filings.
And, then there's this:
The income also doesn't match what's reported for those years...