Public Policy

Working through a member-driven committee structure OBA develops public policy and legislative priorities. Our committees provide OBA members with opportunities to get directly involved and shape issues of importance and interest to them.

Oregon Business Association promotes public policies in the following major areas in alignment with our Strategic Plan:

Through its policy committees, OBA establishes legislative priorities and develops its Legislative Agenda, which guides our lobbying efforts with the state legislature.


November 2014 OBA Endorsed Candidates and Ballot Measures:



Ballot Measures:

  • Measure 86 – Treasurer Wheeler’s Oregon Opportunity Initiative
  • Measure 88 — Safe Roads/Limited Duration Driver’s Cards
  • Measure 89 — Equal Rights Amendment