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

Data Centers Boost the Economy

Oxford Economics report concludes that Google data centers have generated more than 11,000 jobs in the United States and generated $1.3 billion in economic activity in 2016.

Primary Voters Narrow Field for November

Former Representative Val Hoyle will be the next Labor Commissioner and Republican Representative Knute Buehler will face incumbent Democrat Kate Brown in Governor's race.

Special Session Wraps Up in One Day

The House and Senate each overwhelmingly approved a bill extending a small-business tax break to sole proprietorships, but several legislators emphasized the need for broad tax reform in 2019.

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.

Business Plan Tours Oregon

OBI and other partners held successful meetings in Southern Oregon, starting a statewide tour to gather community input and build support for Business Plan priorities.

CompSAFE in the Workplace

Capitol Auto Group has a 90-year record of commitment to its employees, and one way it ensures a safe workplace is by partnering with CompSAFE, SAIF and OBI.

2018 Energy Conference

The Northwest Gas Association and Alliance of Western Energy Consumers' 15th Annual Energy Conference, June 6-7 at Skamania Lodge, will explore the critical role of natural gas in achieving a lower carbon future.