Oregonians see little recovery

A new poll shows that Oregonians still believe the economy is on the ropes.

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A new poll shows that Oregonians believe there are more tough times ahead, despite some experts’ claims that the recession is over.

The poll, which was conducted for the Portland Tribune, Fox News 12 and Oregon Public Broadcasting, demonstrates pessimistic views, particularly of Oregon’s economy.

According to the survey, 52 percent of respondents describe the national economy as recovering. Only 17 percent of respondents believe the recovery will be strong enough to substantially reduce unemployment in a year or so, however…

Significantly, almost half the respondents — 47 percent — think Oregon’s economy is worse than the rest of the nation. Thirty-two percent think it is the same, while 12 percent think it is better.

Read the whole story at the Portland Tribune.

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