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Oregon ranks 5th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Oregon finished fifth in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Dollar’s value in Oregon ranks 34th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Oregon finished in a tie for 34th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Portland ranks the most dangerous of Oregon cities, study finds

Portland was ranked the most dangerous city in Oregon in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Oregon ranks 20th best for police officers, study finds

Oregon was ranked 20th in a study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Angela Roman Pledges Support for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Angela Roman, 2020 U.S. House candidate from Oregon’s 5th congressional district, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. She is the first of the declared candidates in that race to commit to supporting term limits on Congress.

Congressman Kurt Schrader quiet on USMCA

Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Bethany ranks the richest of Oregon towns, study finds

Bethany was ranked the richest town in Oregon in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Oregon ranks 22nd highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Oregon finished 22nd in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Oregon ranks 24th highest for state tax collections per capita

Oregon finished 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Coquille ranks the poorest of Oregon towns, study finds

Coquille was ranked the poorest town in Oregon in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Oregon is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Oregon, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

Oregon ranks 1st in hospital safety analysis

Oregon finished first in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Malheur County ranks the poorest of Oregon counties, study finds

Malheur County was ranked the poorest county in Oregon in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Washington County has fastest growing local economy in Oregon

Washington County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Oregon in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Providence Health & Services rated top employer in Oregon, study finds

Providence Health & Services employs 22,340 workers in Oregon, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Oregon ranks 36th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Oregon finished 36th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Oregon finishes 27th on best state ranking

Oregon was ranked the 27th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

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