Monthly Archives: September 2013

Business Groups Support PERS/Revenue Package

By |September 20th, 2013|

The Oregon Business Plan congratulates our elected leaders for the remarkable agreement reached this week to strengthen schools and promote business. This afternoon, four business associations – Associated Oregon Industries, Oregon Business Association, Oregon Business Council and the Portland Business Alliance — jointly issued the follow statement:

As representatives of a broad base of Oregon businesses, […]

Are You in for Schools?

By |September 12th, 2013|

We have some good news.

Oregon’s legislative leaders from both parties have been talking with the Governor this week about the prospects of reaching a deal to reduce Oregon’s unfunded PERS liability by billions of dollars so that schools can reduce class sizes, lengthen school years and add back music, art, PE and other course offerings.

It’s […]

Save the Date: Dec. 9, 2013. 11th Annual Leadership Summit.

By |September 4th, 2013|

Join more than 1,000 business, elected, education and nonprofit leaders from across Oregon on December 9, 2013 to make plans to create jobs, raise incomes, and reduce poverty in Oregon.

Last year, the Leadership Summit defined Oregon’s public policy debate by focusing leaders on three priorities: Fixing PERS, investing wisely in education, and building the I-5 […]