Developing Public Policy Recommendations Through Member-led Councils Providing Services Through CompSAFE, HealthChoice and other Partners Helping The Business Community Organize to be More Effective Politically

Cap-and-Trade Politics

There is a way to balance a healthy environment and a healthy economy, but the cap-and-trade bill that some Legislative leaders plan to pursue in the 2018 Short Session is a flawed approach.

OBI Selects President & CEO

Mark Johnson, a four-term Legislator from Hood River who is known for bipartisanship and owns a small business, has been named President & Chief Executive Officer of Oregon Business & Industry.

Statesman Dinner 2017

2017 Statesman of the Year Paul Stewart of Klamath Falls said the award was recognition of “the invisible efforts in small communities around our state trying to make life better” for their residents.

OBI Mission

OBI exists to strengthen Oregon’s economy in order to achieve a healthy, prosperous and competitive Oregon for the benefit of present and future generations.

Oregon Prosperity Project

Every day, government actions influence the quality of life for Oregonians. The Oregon Prosperity Project helps educate Oregonians about important economic issues and engage them in the political process.

Federal Tax Reform

The next few months will determine whether federal tax reform materializes – and what it might include. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has created a website to help keep businesses involved in the discussion.

Environmental Conference

The 2017 Northwest Environmental Conference and Trade Show December 5-6 will bring environmental leaders to Portland to share advice on sustainable practices, regulatory compliance and more.