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Congress Passes $900B COVID Relief Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Monday night that would finally deliver…

Governor Brown Calls Lawmakers Back For Special Session

The Governor says the state faces pressing issues caused by the pandemic and Oregon's Historic wild fire…

Oregon Businesses Worry About Lack of Economic Backstop

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In March life in Oregon, and across the country, came to a screeching…

709,000 Seek US Jobless Aid As Pandemic Escalates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000, a…

Unemployment Drops To 6.9%, Solid 638,000 Jobs Added

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 638,000 jobs in October, a solid pace though far fewer than…

Nike Says Oregon HQ Layoffs Will Reach 700 By January

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nike said Monday it expects to eliminate 700 jobs at its Oregon headquarters…

US Layoffs Remain Elevated As 837,000 Seek Jobless Aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000…

The Latest Oregon Economic Forecast Made Simple

PORTLAND, Ore.– The forecast for this quarter was much more upbeat than what we heard in May. …

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls To 8.4% Even As Hiring Slows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in August to 8.4% from 10.2% even as…

Jobless Claims Fall To 881,000 As Layoffs Continue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a still-elevated 881,000…



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