The governor, in her executive orders, has been very specific about which businesses are closed.
U.S. Senate will consider a compromise $2 trillion stimulus package to aid coronavirus response across the nation, called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
On Monday Gov. Kate Brown issued her Stay Home, Save Lives order, asking Oregonians to stay home except for essential needs like grocery shopping and going to a pharmacy.
We expect the Oregon Legislature to meet in a special session next week to designate funding to address the pandemic’s affect in Oregon.
A letter to Gov. Kate Brown and legislative leaders outlining steps state government should take to assist the Oregon business community’s efforts to preserve jobs and maintain operations during the coronavirus crisis.
After Gov. Brown mandated most restaurants, bars and other eating establishments to close except for delivery and takeout, many businesses have shut their doors and laid off employees.
Today the Senate passed HR 6201 requiring additional paid leave provisions and tax credits to businesses, along with other relief efforts. The House passed the bill earlier this week. Click here for more detailed information from our partners at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Today the White House also announced guidelines further increasing social distancing measures nationwide. Similar to Gov. Brown’s order, the White House recommended people not gather in groups of more than 10 people, though its stipulation was only for the next 15 days.
Today Gov. Kate Brown announced stricter mandates to address the coronavirus situation in Oregon. That included prohibiting any events or gatherings with more than 25 people.
Finally, Gov. Brown unveiled a coordinated health care approach in the Portland-metro area designed to ensure as many beds as possible are available for patients who need them.