Advocacy Updates


2018 Legislative Report – Week 3



We are now two weeks into the 5-week 2018 session. In our view, the pace of the session appears to be slowing down this week with fewer committee hearings and generally less activity. The insanity of the first two weeks is giving way to the hard realities of trying to push through legislation after only two […]

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2018 Legislative Report – Week 2



We are now one week into the 2018 session…four weeks to go. In our view, there were four major developments in the early going: The opponents of ‘Cap & Trade,’ including OSCC, performed very well during the marathon public hearings on Wednesday. Not only was the quality of the testimony outstanding (including several OSCC members), but […]

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2018 Legislative Report – Week 1



The 2018 Oregon legislative session is now upon us. Here is some key backdrop information that Chamber members need to know: The budget is relatively stable, thanks in large part to the recent passage of Measure 101.  There does not appear to be any pending budget crisis that requires the legislature to try to find […]

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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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