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Jan
28
Ready, Set, 2023 Session!

Ready, Set, 2023 Session!

The legislature is gearing up to tackle some of its most daunting challenges, including housing and semiconductors, in only a matter of weeks.
3 min read
Dec
09
Oregon Reopens Capitol to Regular Business

Oregon Reopens Capitol to Regular Business

For the first time in nearly three years, Oregon’s legislature convened for in-person meetings and committee hearings this week.
2 min read
Nov
16
State Economists Project Mild Recession in Baseline Forecast

State Economists Project Mild Recession in Baseline Forecast

“The sharp rise in interest rates is akin to taking one’s foot off the gas and slamming on the brakes,” said the economists with Oregon’s Office of Economic Analysis.
3 min read
Nov
16
Despite Economy, Voters Approve Funding Measures

Despite Economy, Voters Approve Funding Measures

70 percent of local funding measures were approved by voters, suggesting that Oregonians remain willing to open their pocketbooks for services within their communities.
5 min read
Nov
11
Oregon Democrats Hold Their Majorities, But Not Without Losses

Oregon Democrats Hold Their Majorities, But Not Without Losses

Breaking through the supermajority ends the political threat of tax rate increases, but it does not end the threat of tax policy changes intent on raising revenue.
4 min read
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