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By Roger Lee | Economic Development for Central Oregon | Cascade Business News 2/7/2017 | Feb 8, 2017
Our small region comprises less than 5 percent of Oregon’s population, but is producing 15-20 percent of the state’s growth. Read More
By Gina Blanchette | Redmond School District | Feb 2, 2017
On Jan. 26th the Oregon Department of Education released a report detailing four-year high school graduation rates. For the class of 2016, Redmond School District showed an 8.6% increase in graduation rates, which rose to 79.1%, outpacing the state average. Read More
By Joseph Ditzler | The Bulletin | Jan 17, 2017
Delta Air Lines Inc. announced new flights Thursday from Seattle to destinations in Oregon, including two daily flights to Redmond Airport. The Redmond flights begin June 12, according to information posted Thursday on the Delta website The airline also announced three flights daily from Seattle to Eugene starting April 1. Read More
By Steve Kadel CBN Feature Writer | Jan 10, 2017
The past year was prosperous for Redmond businesses, led by job growth in manufacturing industries that was significantly above state and national levels. The Bend-Redmond metropolitan statistical area ranked in the top 10 of 300 such areas during 2016, Stark noted. In addition, the Milken Institute listed Bend-Redmond as the nation’s top-performing small metro area based on wage growth, job growth, healthcare availability and other factors. Read More
By REDI Staff | Dec 16, 2016
Bend-Redmond, Oregon, became the top-performing small metro in the nation. A growing university presence is underpinning strong high-tech job growth, and the metro benefits from low costs and plenty of recreational opportunities. The area is recognized for developing expertise in drone technology. Read More
By by REDI Staff | Dec 14, 2016

Oregon Leadership Summit, December 5, 2016

Summit Puts State Fiscal Challenge in Spotlight

 

This year's Summit drew more than eleven hundred participants. The morning plenary session focused tightly on Oregon's projected near and long-term fiscal deficit.  

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By Hillary Borrud The Oregonian/OregonLive | Nov 11, 2016

The defeat follows a hard-fought campaign that broke Oregon's spending record for ballot initiatives and pitted business interests against the state's largest public employee unions. 

Measure 97 would charge certain C corporations a 2.5 percent tax on their gross annual sales in Oregon above $25 million. The measure called for the state to spend the new revenue on education, health care and senior services.

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By Steve Kadel CBN Feature Writer | Nov 3, 2016

Manufacturing muscle was celebrated Friday, October 7 during Redmond Economic Development Inc.’s (REDI) fourth annual Made in Redmond Tour. Dozens of local leaders got glimpses inside Aircraft Rubber Manufacturing Inc., Central Composites LLC, RDD Enterprises and Smith Brothers Pushrods in addition to hearing details from company owners.

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Oct 26, 2016

Current growth fueled by jobs

By Kathleen McLaughlin, The Bulletin

Published Oct 24, 2016 at 05:40PM / Updated Oct 24, 2016 at 05:54PM

 

Central Oregonians who lived through the last housing-market crash might wonder whether the region is setting up for another big collapse.

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By Bend Bulletin | Oct 21, 2016

CENTRAL OREGON AND BEYOND

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