A forecast released Wednesday shows Oregon taxpayers might have $555.3 million coming back to them.
Contract oversight and broader goals lacking, report says.
Some lawmakers are quietly considering proposals on gun control and wider tax breaks for the special session. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and other leaders have said that's unwelcome.
Workers at a Southeast Portland Burgerville overwhelmingly approved a vote Monday to unionize. Organizers say that makes them one of the only federally recognized unions in the fast food industry.
Portland Community Reinvestment Initiative Inc. has come up with a plan to repopulate North and Northeast Portland with the African-American community that was displaced from there.