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

Cap and trade is the big issue in the 2019 Oregon Legislative Session. OBI members and staff are testifying in Salem and around the state on this issue that will impact the everyday lives of all Oregonians.
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Tax Update

In discussions about proposed taxes in the 2019 Legislature, OBI and partners in the Oregon Business Plan developed a stable and adequate option, which aids economic growth: the Business Activity Tax, or BAT.
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PERS and Cost Control

OBI and partners in the Oregon Business Plan and PERS Solutions for Public Service work to keep controlling costs of the Public Employees Retirement System as a top concern in the 2019 Legislature.
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Garmin AT Profile

Garmin AT, which makes aviation GPS systems in Salem and has strong roots in Oregon, invests deeply in the state through involvement in STEM programs and support of the United Way.
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2019 OBI Lobby Day

Oregon Business & Industry members connected with legislators during the 2019 Lobby Day on Feb. 28. They met with legislators, attended a Senate floor session and covered key issues with Nik Blosser, the governorís chief of staff.
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Honoring Sen. Betsy Johnson

Join OBI for the 2019 Annual Meeting on May 7! OBI is honoring Sen. Betsy Johnson with the first Jobs Champion Award. Event speakers include Gov. Kate Brown, House Speaker Tina Kotek and a panel of Oregon business leaders.
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