Advocacy Updates


OSCC Board adopts 2018 Legislative Agenda



OSCC is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved the 2018 Legislative Agenda. View agenda For 2018, OSCC requests that the Oregon legislature stay true to the intent of the short session by keeping focused on limited policy discussions and budget/policy adjustments stemming from the 2017 legislative session. “OSCC’s Legislative Agenda gives […]

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Measure 101 Brief



We have had several inquiries from OSCC members who have been contacted by proponents/opponents for Measure 101. Chambers need to understand the tension surrounding this issue as individual chamber members will likely have strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Measure 101 will be the subject of a special election on January 23rd. A […]

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OSCC prepares for 2018 Legislative Session



As OSCC prepares for the upcoming 2018 Legislative Session, here are a few items to be aware of and ways you and your members can get involved. 2018 Legislative Priorities The Government Affairs Council approved the OSCC 2018 Legislative Priorities at their December 15th meeting. This will now go before the Board of Directors for […]

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Key Dates for 2018 Session



As we prepare for the upcoming 2018 session, you need to be aware of the key dates and timelines over the next two months. January 8 – LC drafts returned. All legislation that will be introduced in the 2018 session must be drafted and returned to legislators for review by Monday. January 10, 11, 12 […]

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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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