05.20.12 Sunday Post

Tomorrow to bring first annular eclipse to America in almost 20 years




Call for RSVPs: Economist Dr. Thomas Potiowsky, June 13 – ELGL is hosting a luncheon with former State Economist and current Chair of the Portland State Economics Department, Dr. Thomas Potiowsky. The discussion will be on the US recovery and the new economic environment. This information will be relevant to long-term local government revenues and anyone interested in budgeting.



Press Talk: How’s that user-fee concept working for ya? – Most of us believe in the user-fee concept where, rather than taxing everyone, someone who uses a service pays for it.

Facebook Wins Oregon Tax Break – A few hours after the I.P.O. Friday, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber was scheduled to sign into law a so-called “Facebook bill” that assesses big data centers in Oregon for taxes on their local value, not on intangible assets like their national brand. The signing will take place at Facebook’s 333,400 square foot data center, located in Prineville, Ore.

The Undoing of a C.E.O. – A faked résumé led to an enduring mystery about Scott Thompson’s departure from Yahoo.

Oregon’s US Attorney: Traffickers infiltrate medical pot – The proliferation of dispensary-style medical marijuana operations in Oregon concerns the state’s new U.S. Attorney, and she said drug trafficking organizations have made headway into the state’s medicinal marijuana system.


 Jordan Caldwell      ‏@JOliviaCald                              #portlandia instagr.am/p/K09UeTQhQU/

Personal Branding: It All Began With A Picture – There are no shortcuts to building a credible, durable and goal-oriented personal brand that delivers tangible results for your career and your life. As experts and those who have achieved remarkable professional and personal benefits remind us with the full authority of experience, before embarking onto any practical steps to develop our brands we must do our homework and put our house in order.

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