Monthly Archives: December 2012

Your Online Resource for Economic Policy-Making Just Got Better

By |December 18th, 2012|

www.oregonbusinessplan.org is now updated with the latest videos, presentations and policy proposals from the 10th Oregon Leadership Summit, plus new tools that show why it’s so important to grow businesses and jobs.

It’s been just two weeks since the Leadership Summit, but let’s not lose sight of the major opportunities to create jobs and raise incomes that […]

Special Session Affirms Oregon’s Commitment to Growing Good Jobs

By |December 18th, 2012|

The exemplary work the Oregon Legislature has just completed in its one day special session could well result in 12,500 new high-paying jobs by the end of the decade (read our earlier message about this opportunity here).

Oregonians owe a great debt of gratitude to our Governor and bipartisan Legislature for stepping up and taking advantage […]

Special Session to Secure Major Jobs Opportunity Illustrates Oregon Business Plan Vision

By |December 11th, 2012|

Kudos to our elected leaders.

Governor Kitzhaber and the legislative leadership gave a ringing endorsement to the core vision of the Oregon Business Plan with the announcement Monday of a special one-day session this Friday to adopt tax legislation that will encourage traded-sector companies to stay, locate, and grow here.

The concurrent announcement that Nike, Inc. could […]

Thank You for a Productive 10th Leadership Summit!

By |December 5th, 2012|

The Oregon Business Plan Steering Committee extends a warm thank you for coming to Monday’s Leadership Summit – and to those who worked so hard to put it on.

More than 1,000 engaged Oregonians attended the day’s events, including many of our top policymakers. Morning presentations and afternoon breakouts teed up jobs and policy issues key […]