Now that Biden has signed the $280 billion CHIPS Act, can Oregon catch a tech windfall?

Though there is a clear appeal for the tech industry in Oregon, the state has already missed out on some big chances for expansion in recent history.

PORTLAND, Ore. — The greater Portland area — including Hillsboro, Southwest Washington, Corvallis and beyond — is known as the “Silicon Forest” for a reason. Common sense dictates, then, that a big chunk of tax money is going to spur growth in this region due to the passage of the $280 billion CHIPS Act.

But Oregon and Washington may have to work for it.

Something called the “Oregon Semiconductor Competitiveness Task Force” has been looking at the

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