2017 Legislative Priorities of the Chamber

The 2017 Legislative priorities of the North Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce (NCCC) represents the legislative priorities of the business community within the region that it resides. The NCCC is organized to give voice to local businesses throughout Clackamas County in support of policies that enable business success, job growth and income growth in each [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 Legislative Wrap Up

Unlike the 2015 and 2016 sessions which started at an explosive pace, the 2017 session returned to historical norms with a slow and cautious start. The two critical issues of the 2017 legislature were the need to balance a state budget that started in a $1.8 billion deficit as well as the need to pass [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

N Clackamas Chamber 2017 Legislative Priorities -January

The 2017 Legislative priorities of the North Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce (NCCC) represents the legislative priorities of the business community within the region that it resides. The NCCC is organized to give voice to local businesses throughout Clackamas County in support of policies that enable business success, job growth and income growth in each [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

OSCC 2017 Legislative Priorities

The Members of the OSCC are united in support of: 1. Comprehensive transportation funding package (with real low carbon fuel standard cost containment). 2. State Spending Reform (PERS, Medicaid, Personnel costs) 3. Pre-emption of local employment regulations. SB 329 SB 544 4. Expanding eligibility for the 2013 ‘small business tax cut’. 5. Increased availability and [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oregon Legislative Session Adjourned

OSCC Member Report – March 3, 2016 End of Session Report   The 2016 Oregon Legislative session adjourned today at 1:08 PM after 32 days of work.  Consistent with the 2015 legislative session, there was almost no legislative momentum around any proposals that would grow the state economy or create local jobs.  To the contrary, [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

State of the Cities 2016

State of the Cities 2016 January 27, 2016 Each year the North Clackamas Chamber hosts the Annual State of the Cities luncheon at the Monarch Hotel.  Around 230 people came to hear from their city Mayor’s about their past successes and future plans.  Present were Mayor’s Lori DeRemer of Happy Valley, Diana Helm of Damascus, [...]

OSCC 2016 Legislative Priorities – February

OSCC Announces 2016 Legislative Priorities The Oregon State Chamber of Commerce (OSCC) today announced it's 2016 legislative priorities and a list of bills it will support and oppose in the 2016 Legislative Session that began this week. OSCC represents 70 local Chambers of Commerce from across Oregon. Here are the 2016 legislative priorities that the OSCC and [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Chamber Blog, Economy, Jobs, Public Policy|Comments Off on OSCC 2016 Legislative Priorities – February

How to Stay Safe with Indoor Heater Safety Tips!

There is something about the winter months and curling up with a good book by the fireplace. But did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths? That's why we made this little segment on indoor heating safety! With a few simple safety tips and precautions you can [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Chamber Blog, Public Policy|Comments Off on How to Stay Safe with Indoor Heater Safety Tips!

February Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Million Hearts are partnering together in a national effort to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the United States by 2017. The CDC is encouraging Americans to know their blood pressure, and if it's high, to make control their [...]

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Oregon Marijuana Laws and the Impact on HR

Ryan Orr, JD with Cascade Employers Association presented on 11/17/2015 to a large group on Oregon Marijuana laws for Human Resources during a North Clackamas Chamber educational event.  He talked about the legalization of Marijuana and how it will impact the workplace. He covers the following topics... What can you legally ask your employees? What kinds of drugs [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|Chamber Blog, Economy, Eggs ‘N Issues, Public Policy, Small business|Comments Off on Oregon Marijuana Laws and the Impact on HR