Legislative Session

OBI advocates on behalf of a strong and healthy business climate for Oregon. Our government affairs team represents more than 1,600 member businesses each year in Salem on policy issues that impact business and industry and the economic vitality of our state.

Visit this page often for updates and useful resources during each legislative session.

Contact information for state House members can be found here and Senate members here.

Legislative committees and membership


OBI Policy Team

Retail, tax and fiscal, education and health care policies: Nathaniel Brown

Employment policies: Paloma Sparks

Environment and energy policies: Sharla Moffett


2020 Oregon Legislative Session

Start date: February 3, 2020.

Lawmakers are expected to consider:

  • Carbon policy
  • Tax regulation changes
  • Employment law changes
  • Education regulation adjustments
  • Health care policies

2020 Capitol Central Newsletter

Useful Resources

OBI 2019 Legislative Priorities 



Legislative Work