• Advocacy Updates

    Updates on advocacy efforts that OSCC is involved in
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    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    The 2017 Oregon legislature continues to plod along at a cautious pace. Again, only a few hundred additional bills were introduced in the past week, a far lesser amount than anticipated. Only a few committees are delving into controversial issues, but many of those are simply informational hearings. Only the House Business Committee has taken up controversial anti-business legislation to date, while both the House and Senate Revenue Committee are exploring tax issues that have significant impact on the business community. Read more
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    The 2017 legislative session has concluded its second week at a very cautious pace. Only 200 or so additional bills were introduced in the past week, a far lesser amount than anticipated. Committees are not yet diving into controversial issues. But this week there are a handful of legislative committees that will be sticking their toes in the water on legislation that business will oppose. Read more
    Friday, February 10, 2017
    As you know from our discussions about the Governor’s and Legislative Framework budgets, Oregon’s legislature is required by law to adopt a balanced two year budget. It is no easy feat and requires difficult trade-offs between competing programs and services. Here’s is your opportunity to tell the Legislature what really matters to you. Read more
    Thursday, January 12, 2017
    The Oregon State Chamber of Commerce (OSCC) announced today its list of Legislative priorities for 2017. OSCC represents 84 local Chambers of Commerce across the state. Read more
    Friday, December 9, 2016
    There are a couple of items we wanted to bring to your attention this week — 2017 Tax Policy and the Governor’s Budget. Read more
    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    We did it! Measure 97 failed with a 59% No vote. Chambers should be very proud of this accomplishment. We were a driving force behind the grassroots engagement in defeating this Measure. Read more
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