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.
OBI Policy Team
Tax and fiscal policies: Mike Stober
Education and health care policies: Megan Chuinard
Employment and retail policies: Paloma Sparks
Environment and energy policies: To be filled soon. For now, contact Katie Koenig.
2019 Oregon Legislative Session
Start date: January 22, 2019.
Lawmakers are slated to consider sweeping changes to Oregon law, including
- significant tax increases
- carbon reduction policies
- employment law changes
- education investments
- health care