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Most Oregonians have seen barges traveling down the Columbia River, but many of those observers are unaware that Portland is home to one of the largest U.S. barge-makers.

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Regulated utilities operate in a unique competitive environment. Even with broad agreement on goals among stakeholders, working out the details of a new paradigm for something as complex as utility regulations will be difficult.

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Employers should be aware of and help communicate to their employees of differences in federal and state withholding allowances and help communicate information to employees.

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Discussions in Oregon about carbon reduction, particularly cap-and-trade programs, often lead to the Western Climate Initiative (WCI). The Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction went straight to the source for information, hearing testimony from representatives of the WCI and the government of Québec at the Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction.

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The comment period is open for rulemaking on HB 2005, the pay equity bill that was passed by the 2017 Legislature and goes into effect January 1, 2019.

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The 2018 Statesman Dinner was a success based on overwhelmingly positive feedback from our guests.

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Mike Beyrouty has joined Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) as Chief Operating Officer. Mike brings more than a decade of strategic, business development, and operational experience to his position as chief operating officer.

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As a provider of physical security for government and corporate clients in Oregon and Washington, RAMS Security knows the importance of safety. 

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Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) honored Oregon Historical Society Executive Director Kerry Tymchuk as Statesman of the Year at the 2018 Statesman Dinner Thursday night at the Oregon Convention Center.

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The Oregon Department of Agriculture recently released its annual compilation of Oregon Agriculture Facts & Figures. The publication details production statistics for 2017 and export statistics for 2016 and shows an industry that remains a stable and important contributor to Oregon’s economy. 

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