In the aftermath of the most devastating wildfire season in recent memory, four Oregon business associations stepped up to raise needed funds to provide community-level support for displaced families and devastated businesses.
Instead of prioritizing spending to meet available revenue – as many Oregonians have had to do – Gov. Kate Brown’s budget includes revenue-raising measures that are effectively tax increases aimed primarily at small Oregon businesses. Oregon Business & Industry disagrees with that approach.
Due to recently-passed state tax changes, Oregon businesses will see a 41% increase in state taxes by 2022, according to a new report from the nonprofit State Tax Research Institute (STRI).
Congressman Greg Walden, State Rep. Caddy McKeown Honored with Statesman of the Year Award at OBI’s Flagship Event
Congressman Greg Walden from Oregon’s 2nd District and state Representative Caddy McKeown of Coos Bay were honored as our 2020 Statesman of the Year honorees.
In November, Oregon voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment to allow campaign contribution limits.
The Oregon Business & Industry Board of Directors this week named Karen Vineyard, market executive, global commercial banking for Bank of America, as the new OBI board chair.
OBI honors Rep. Jeff Barker and Rep. Shelly Boshart Davis as Jobs Champions Second-annual award highlight of OBI Annual Meeting.
Oregon voters are giving mixed reviews to a handful of proposed measures aimed at the 2020 general ballot, according to a survey conducted on behalf of Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) in October.
Oregon Business & Industry gave its highest honors to former Gov. Ted Kulongoski and legendary Oregon businessman Gerry Frank by naming them Statesmen of the Year at the 2019 Statesman Dinner.
For more information call: Samantha Tipler, communications specialist: 971-940-7434 Years ago, Sen. Betsy Johnson said retired Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli labeled her a “BFD.” “Time passed before I figured out he meant a ‘Business Friendly Democrat,’” Sen. Johnson said. “I am damn proud to be a BFD today and I promise to continue to…