SAN FRANCISCO -Oregon sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, where 80% of the world's major earthquakes strike. And almost half of the state's schools are at risk of collapse in an earthquake.

Yet the state has not issued any of the $1 billion-plus of general obligation bonds authorized by voters six years ago to seismically retrofit or make as quake-proof as possible the state's schools and public safety facilities.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.