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Candidates Share Views at June 7 OBI Forum

For more than an hour, the three answered questions on a range of issues, including taxation, workforce challenges, Oregon’s land use system, state agency leadership and the appropriate use of executive orders.

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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…

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OBI Statement on Sept. 2021 Economic Forecast

“Employment is rebounding, but is still short of pre-pandemic levels, which makes it clear we are not out of the woods in terms of the pandemic’s impact on individual Oregonians,” said OBI President & CEO Sandra McDonough. “On the other hand, the state of Oregon is hitting record highs in terms of tax collections.”