<p>Salem, Oregon has used urban renewal areas to bring economic development to many of its neighborhoods. But the success of these areas is variable, and some say it may be time to stop designating places for renewal.</p>
Oct 2, 2007 Statesman Journal
<p>Lawmakers in Oregon approved a bill to require state agencies to cut their energy consumption by 20% by 2015. Agencies will have to submit plans for how they will cut their energy use, which is expected to occur through facilities improvements.</p>
May 13, 2007 Statesman Journal
<p>Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski has undertaken an experiment and social commentary stunt to survive on food stamps. He hopes his $21-a-week food budget will raise awareness of the plight of the low-income residents of his state.</p>
Apr 26, 2007 Statesman Journal
Why Salem, Oregon, is poised to succeed in the emerging 'knowledge economy'.
Apr 2, 2006 Statesman Journal
A task force will be appointed to find ways to close the growing rift in Oregon's statewide land use program.
Aug 18, 2005 Statesman Journal
The home of Oregon's pioneering land use planning laws faces local opposition to mixed-use zoning.
Mar 16, 2004 Statesman Journal