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OBI’s 2024 Policy Principles

OBI’s policy principles, adopted by the board of directors, guide staff as they advocate for members and the Oregon business community at large during the 2024 legislative session and throughout the year.

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OBI 2023 End of Session Report

OBI’s 2023 Legislative Session Report features key takeaways, spotlighted bills in half a dozen policy areas, a comprehensive index of legislation relevant to businesses and a look at OBI’s advocacy and education plans for the coming months

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OBI’s Growth and Innovation Roadmap

Tax increases, regulatory complexity, inadequate buildable land and other factors are making it increasingly difficult to do business in Oregon. Recommendations in OBI’s Growth and Innovation Roadmap would reverse that trend.

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Lawmakers Hear Campaign Finance Proposal

A legislatively developed campaign finance system would be far better than one that would be created by the confusing and complex Initiative Petition 9, which would flood the state with dark money.

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OBI advocates on behalf of a strong and healthy business climate for Oregon.

Our government affairs team represents more than 1,600 member businesses each year in Salem on policy issues that impact business and industry and the economic vitality of our state. Visit this page often for updates and useful resources during each legislative session.

Legislative Committees & Membership

OBI Policy Team

Katie Koenig

Education & Health Care Policies

Scott Bruun

Tax & Fiscal Policies

Derek Sangston

Employment & Retail Policies

Sharla Moffett

Environment, Energy & Transportation Policies