Major Changes in the Oregon Legislature



Several familiar faces in the Oregon Legislature have announced career shifts in recent months. The turnover at this stage midway through a term is unprecedented. It will significantly impact the 2018 legislative session and subsequent elections. Here is what we know. House of Representatives: Representative Ann Lininger (D-Lake Oswego) resigned in August to pursue a […]

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‘Cap & Trade’ Debate Imminent for 2018



As we start our preparations for the 2018 legislative session, we believe that ‘Cap & Trade’ will be the issue with the largest implications for Oregon’s business community. A $700 million annual tax levied on just over 100 companies will have significant impacts on business operations for those companies as well as substantial impacts on energy […]

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2017 Legislative Recap and Report Card



As summer is officially over and we have just completed the first Legislative Days preparing for the 2018 session, we are taking a moment to look back at the 2017 session. OSCC was very engaged on our Legislative Priorities. We have compiled a recap of those issues most pertinent to our Priorities, as well as […]

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Chambers hear Legislative recap at Regional Meeting



Eight Chambers were represented at the Central Oregon Regional Meeting held Tuesday, July 25th. Chambers, Board and Government Affairs Committee members from throughout the region participated, including Bend, Klamath Falls, La Pine, Madras, Redmond, and Sunriver. OSCC Board members from Tillamook and North Clackamas also participated. The meeting began with a recap of the 2017 […]

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