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A look at Oregon’s latest economic forecast

State economists Mark McMullen (left) and Josh Lehner answer questions from Oregon lawmakers in 2015.

State economists Mark McMullen (left) and Josh Lehner answer questions from Oregon lawmakers in 2015.

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According to the latest economic forecasts, Oregon’s economy is stable. But at the same time, state economists say job growth in recent years has been at some of the state’s lowest levels in recent history. The forecast also showed that there is a 50% chance for Oregonians to see another kicker in 2026.

Josh Lehner, interim state economist for Oregon. He joins us with more.

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