Updates on advocacy efforts that OSCC is involved in
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
We are going to move to a quick daily update to keep you informed in the waning days of the 2017 legislature. There is so much happening – all at a very fast pace – that we believe it will be more of a service to you to keep you apprised of developments and rumors on a daily basis.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
The legislature took the first major step to balancing the state budget last week when the House passed the Medicaid funding package. If the Senate follows suit – which is a big ‘if’ – then the legislature will have solved over $900 million of the $1.4 billion budget deficit.
Monday, June 5, 2017
We continue to believe that the legislature has no real political pathway to balance the budget and finish its business in time for the July 10th constitutional deadline. There are not the votes to pass major “cuts” budgets. There are not the votes to pass meaningful cost savings legislation. There are not the votes to pass increased taxes.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Here’s a Week 16 recap of key issues in the Oregon legislature.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Here’s a week 15 recap of key issues in the Oregon legislature.
Monday, May 8, 2017
Week 14 of the 2017 Oregon legislature was perhaps the quietest of the session to date.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
There are very few real bills of consequence to OSCC members that are still under consideration.