The program, called Paid Leave Oregon, will give employees paid time off for a serious illness or injury, the birth or adoption of a child, caring for a seriously ill family member or dealing with the aftermath of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or harassment.
Business leaders said a second hotel in the downtown core will allow Salem to attract conventions and events currently constrained by a lack of available space for travelers to stay.
The land, now owned by the city of Salem, is slated for redevelopment with a mix of commercial uses and affordable housing.
The developer behind Fork Forty is turning the historic downtown building into a mix of upstairs apartments and street-level businesses.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: Commissioners to hold public hearing on raising garbage rates in unincorporated Marion County
A Marion County proposal calls for increasing garbage rates in unincorporated areas of the county by 2.8% for urban residents and 1.1% for rural residents.
Mid-Valley employers will be hiring for about 350,000 jobs by 2030, but many are lower-wage, highly stressful jobs, or require training that’s in short supply.
Higher-than-anticipated tax revenue will also mean more money returned to taxpayers in 2024.
Building permits are under review for the facility, which would be the latest transportation warehouse as part of the Mill Creek Corporate Center.
The state funding is intended to provide housing assistance and behavioral health treatment. County officials say they will seek proposals from local providers to help fill gaps through services such as residential treatment homes.
With the market bouncing back, company leaders say it’s most important to have reliable, experienced brokers, which is why they merged.