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Oregon’s top firms, Nike and Intel in mass layoffs

By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation, NIKE is cutting 2% of its worldwide workforce.  At home, 740 employees at their headquarters are being laid off. As for Intel, they laid off 7,000 employees nationwide last year, and just announced a new round of layoffs this April.  Intel is one of Oregon’s largest private employers. This…


Oregon’s big population shuffle (chart)

Chart: Oregon Office Economic Analysis By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation Chart shows where Oregonians are moving from and where they are moving into by various regions. Oregonians are leaving the high taxed areas of Portland and residing in Central/Eastern Oregon and even Washington State.


Crime, riots close Portland Buffalo Wild Wings

  By Taxpayers Association of Oregon Foundation, As KPTV reports, the downtown Portland Buffalo Wild Wings locations is closing after 17 years due to crime, vandalism and loss of traffic due to the multi-year riots in Portland. The owner begged the landlord, City of Portland, for more security but declined. Interesting, since the City of…



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