The Oregon House meets in Salem, Ore., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 to consider a tax deal requested by apparel giant Nike Inc., in exchange for bringing hundreds of new jobs. The governor

 

              The Oregon House meets in Salem, Ore., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 to consider a tax deal requested by apparel giant Nike Inc., in exchange for bringing hundreds of new jobs. The governor
The Oregon House meets in Salem, Ore., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 to consider a tax deal requested by apparel giant Nike Inc., in exchange for bringing hundreds of new jobs. The governor called a special session that will cost taxpayers $13,000 a day, and is evidence of the lengths Oregon will go to protect its best-known company. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)