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October 2021 Voter Survey Release

Oregon voters are frustrated. That is the overarching takeaway from a statewide voter survey conducted by DHM Research for the OBI Education & Research Foundation in October. Voters are worried about the economy and their own personal finances, are highly concerned about homelessness, see Portland as dysfunctional and harming the state overall, and believe that…

Manufacturing Report

OBI Releases Report on State of Manufacturing in Oregon

As the state’s economy recovers from pandemic-related disruptions, Oregonians are witnessing the importance of the domestic manufacturing sector. From the development and production of COVID vaccines to the consequences of supply-chain disruptions and the resulting push to “reshore” manufacturing capacity, the sector is at the center of many discussions. Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) has…

MFKC

OBI Celebrates Oregon Manufacturing Sector

OBI Celebrates Oregon Manufacturing Sector Continued Statewide Burden on Businesses Jeopardize Economic Health for These and Other Employers By Karen Vineyard, chair, OBI board of directors As we wind down summer and continue down a somewhat uncertain path of recovery from the global pandemic, our team at OBI continues to find opportunities to not only…