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Business group analysis finds Oregon state employees contribute less to health care than in neighboring states

(Photo by Caleb Wolf/Special to Salem Reporter) SALEM — Oregon’s public employees typically pay less for health insurance than their peers in neighboring states, a new study finds. The study by the actuarial firm Milliman was commissioned by The Oregon Business Council, an association of business leaders, as part of[Read More…]


Mayor appeals for third bridge in annual address, reveals plans for resiliency task force

Lobby of Salem City Hall. (Salem Reporter files) Updated 3:30 p.m. with more information about a proposed hub of electric vehicle chargers and the consideration of more bond measures. Delivering the annual State of the City Address on Wednesday, Mayor Chuck Bennett visited a handful of major issues in Salem[Read More…]