Associated Oregon Industries
Oregon’s largest business advocate
As the 2015 Legislative Session struggles to the finish, several bills important to the business community remain on the table. Rather than an in-depth look at just a few bills, this week’s Leading Issues provides an overview of unfinished business. Some bills are good, some are bad, but all of them will impact your ability run a business and provide jobs in Oregon.
Energy & Environment
HB 3470: This is the most controversial environment and energy bill alive. In short, the bill sets aggressive greenhouse gas emission limits and delegates the authority to DEQ to create a program that will change Oregon’s economy without any consumer protections. The bill is awaiting a work session in the House Rules Committee. AOI opposes this legislation.Read the full article and discuss it »