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Why the labor dispute at the Port of Portland matters - The Oregonian, March 5, 2014
Portland-area report on jobs is a mixed bag - Portland Tribune, November 21, 2013
What Portland workers earn: More than before, but still less than peers - Portland Business Journal, November 20, 2013
Portland 'economic check-up' reveals continued disconnect among jobs, pay and productivity - Oregonlive.com, November 20, 2013
Surfing economic waves into Thanksgiving sales season - The Oregonian, November 20, 2013
Portland Harbor helps keep businesses afloat - Hillsboro Tribune, November 8, 2013
Oregon exports on the rise again - KGW.com, October 17, 2013
PBA study: 490K Oregon jobs tied to international trade - Portland Business Journal,
October 16, 2013
Study: port- and trade-related jobs still crucial in city economy - Portland Tribune,
October 16, 2013
The manufacturing powerhouse you never thought of - CNNMoney, June 10, 2013
Develop West Hayden Island for greater economic equity - The Oregonian, May 13, 2013
Study: White, male college grads a huge drag on Portland per-capita income - Portland Business Journal, March 20, 2013
Study: Portlanders choose to work less, earn less - KATU.com, March 19, 2013
Talk Box - Sandra McDonough on Earnings Report - KGW.com, March 19, 2013
How pay and education stack up in Portland area: Live chat at noon Tuesday - Oregonlive.com, March 18, 2013
Portland area's college-educated workers depress metro earning power - Oregonlive.com, March 18, 2013
Legislators focus on large industrial properties - Portland Business Journal, February 19, 2013
Portland Metro area regained 60% of jobs lost since 2008 - Oregon Business Report, December 26, 2012
Straigh Talk: Job creation and improving the local economy - KGW.com, November 30, 2012
Region's economy gains new strength - Portland Tribune, November 29, 2012
Biz groups: Portland's jobs picture looking up - Portland Business Journal, November 28, 2012
Portland's economy expands faster than peers, but recovery still has long ways to go - The Oregonian, November 28, 2012
Korea trade agreement pays big dividends - Portland Tribune, October 25, 2012
Portland manufacturing gets good business marks - Portland Business Journal, September 26, 2012
Portland's manufacturing jobs pay more, provide better benefits and offer economic equity for minorities and immigrants - The Oregonian, September 26, 2012
Legislation might aid industrial land search - Portland Tribune, September 26, 2012
Traded-sector jobs mean better future for our children - Portland Tribune, September 19, 2012
Portland industrial land remains in short supply - Portland Business Journal, September 13, 2012
(P)retirement's new frontier - Portland Tribune, September 12, 2012
On the cutting edge - Portland Tribune, September 10, 2012
Portland's land supply for big industry needs bolstering - The Oregonian, July 22, 2012
Business groups want Oregon to trade more goods - Portland Business Journal, July 12, 2012
Governor Tours Facebook's Prineville Data Center - KTVZ, May 18, 2012
Inventory shows Portland area has few large industrial sites to show companies - The Oregonian, April 18, 2012
Reports: Shortage of industrial land hurting regionís economy - Portland Tribune, April 18, 2012
Report cites Portland industrial land supply woes - Portland Business Journal, April 18, 2012
Three Metro council positions up for grabs in May election - The Oregonian, April 10, 2012
Portland's top mayoral candidates share job-generating visions - The Oregonian, March 23, 2012
Benson's limit ignores region's needs - Portland Tribune, March 22, 2012
For Oregon leaders, it's all together now - The Oregonian, December 11, 2011
Region's economy slowly recovers - Portland Tribune, December 8, 2011
Portland incomes still lagging, hurting schools and public services - The Oregonian, December 7, 2011
Portland jobs picture remains murky - Portland Business Journal, December 7, 2011
Novick Sort-Of-Opposes Portland Business Alliance Tax Cut Request - Willamette Week, October 17, 2011
Portland candidates answer PBA's questions on the economy - Portland Business Journal, October 17, 2011
Portland mayoral and City Council candidates respond to Portland Business Alliance questions - The Oregonian, October 17, 2011
Opening foreign markets: Oregon needs trade agreements to compete - The Oregonian, October 10, 2011
Report: Jobs are shifting to the roomy suburbs - The Portland Tribune, September 1, 2011
Free trade agreements: There is a vital link between foreign markets and Oregon jobs - Oregonlive.com, August 19, 2011
PBA focus hit the right notes - Portland Business Journal, July 22, 2011
Portland Business Alliance keeps jobs focus - Portland Business Journal, July 18, 2011
Chamberís focus on private-sector job creation continues with release of online scorecard - Oregon Business Report, July 14, 2011
Business alliance grades pols on jobs - Portland Business Journal, July 6, 2011
Supporting South Korea trade agreement supports Oregon workers - Statesman Journal, June 28, 2011
Business nears legislative victories - Portland Business Journal, June 17, 2011
Better education will produce a better economy - Gresham Outlook, April 19, 2011
Oregon business leaders press education agenda - Portland Business Journal, April 18, 2011
What the Portland Business Alliance is all about - PSU Vanguard, March 11, 2011
U.S.-Korea agreement benefits all of Oregon - Portland Tribune, March 3, 2011
Family wage jobs are key to homeownership - Portland Tribune, February 17, 2011
PBA calls for tax, revenue reform - Portland Business Journal, February 17, 2011
Oregon's exports surge in 2010, led by Asian customers - The Oregonian, February 16, 2011
High-wage jobs will help us all - Forest Grove News-Times, January 26, 2011
Start now to fix state problems - Portland Tribune, January 13, 2011
Leaders must attract higher paying jobs now - Gresham Outlook, January 12, 2011
Livability isnít enough to keep Portland ahead - Portland Tribune, January 6, 2011
Portland area among national leaders in international trade business, study says - Oregonian, December 15, 2010
Business leaders point to exports as economic bright spot - Portland Tribune, December 15, 2010
Portland Metro economic crisis report & action plan - KGW Straight Talk, December 11, 2010
Dismal economic report spurs cooperation - Portland Business Journal, December 10, 2010
Report refocuses economic efforts - Portland Tribune, December 9, 2010
In our view: Are We Portland? - The Columbian, December 9, 2010
Portland area near last for jobs among 199 other - Oregon Business Report, December 8, 2010
One reason why PDX lags peer cities - Portland Business Journal, December 8, 2010
Portland economy a drag on county - The Columbian, December 8, 2010
Portland area wages, job creation lag most Western regions, report says - Oregonian, December 7, 2010
Portland way behind in jobs, wages - Portland Business Journal, December 7, 2010
Portland nearly last in west for jobs - KGW Newschannel 8, December 7, 2010
Portland jobs report a 'call to action' to boost economy, wages - Portland Tribune, December 7, 2010
Things aren't working here - Oregonian, December 7, 2010
Jobs report: where to go from here - Portland Business Journal, December 7, 2010
Portland metro area gets failing grade in economic report - KGW Newschannel 8, December 7, 2010
Report: Portland weak in economic performance - KPTV Channel 12, December 7, 2010