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Election 2014: OBA Endorses Legislative Champions
Oregon Business Association’s Political Action Committee (PAC) today announced its early support of members of the Oregon House of Representatives and Senate running in the November 2014 general election. John Russell, President of Russell Development Co. is OBA PAC Chair.
“This is our chance every two years to recognize a group of leaders in the state who make tough decisions to enhance Oregon’s economic competitiveness and quality of life,” Russell ...Continue Reading →
Oregon Future Energy Conference is April 22 in Portland! OBA members receive a $30 discount. Use Discount Code “ORFEC14”
Oregon Future Energy Conference
April 22, Portland | Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront
Addressing the Industry’s Current Challenges and Opportunities
The Future Energy Conference connects policy and practice, with content covering:
- Energy Policy & Regulation
- The Business of Renewable Energy
- The Business of Energy ...
OHSU Center for Health Systems Effectiveness 2014 Oregon Health Reform Summit
Join employers, researchers, state policy makers, and Coordinated Care Organization leaders – all in one room! — for the latest on health care payment reform initiatives in Oregon
Oregon’s Medicaid reform – Coordinated Care Organizations — and what that means for Oregon’s health care system
The Oregon Business Association announced the election of Elizabeth J.M. Large, Knowledge Universe Executive Vice President and General Council, to its Board of Directors.
Elizabeth Large joined Knowledge Universe in 2005. She has served as General Counsel since 2009 and oversees the Legal and Employee Relations Departments.
Before joining Knowledge Universe, Large had her own law practice, litigating complex civil cases in Oregon, Washington, and California for businesses, government, and individuals. ...Continue Reading →
OBA Member Information & Links For Registering a Benefit Company; Oregon Benefit Companies Ceremony Jan. 2
On January 2nd, Secretary of State Kate Brown will register the first Oregon Benefit companies at the state office in Portland, located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Room 1A. Organizers will begin the ceremony promptly at 11 a.m. and ask that representatives of companies registering arrive as early as 10:30 a.m. that morning.
After remarks from Secretary Brown and co-chairs of the Be the Change Oregon steering committee, companies will file completed paperwork and receive a certificate identifying them ...Continue Reading →
In an unprecedented early endorsement, the Oregon Business Association Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors announced today that it has formally endorsed Governor John Kitzhaber for re-election.
The governor recently announced that he will run for a historic fourth term in office.
“It’s no surprise that the national media has paid so much attention to Oregon because Governor Kitzhaber has shown the country how to govern by bringing people together,” said John Russell, founder of ...Continue Reading →
Governor and Intel Enter into Jobs and Investment Agreement
Gov. John Kitzhaber and OBA member Intel entered into an agreement today ensuring the company will add at least 500 jobs and invest $500 million in an expansion of its D1X plant in Hillsboro, a multibillion-dollar research facility currently under construction.
The Governor negotiated the agreement under legislation passed in December 2012 designed to encourage capital investment and job creation in the state. To date, Intel and Nike are the only two companies ...Continue Reading →