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The Oregon Growth Account takes lottery dollars and invests the money in Oregon companies. State Treasurer Ted Wheeler says the companies can come from anywhere in the state. Typically the process to investment begins with a pitch to a board of five, which he chairs. “The OGA has been around since the 90’s; but this year is seeing a big jump in the total payroll for companies it's invested in.” Last year, aggregate payroll was at just over $30 million. This year, it's jumped to $42 million with investments in 80 companies across the state.

 

 

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Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.