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Oregon Saves SB 164

OregonSaves SB 164 SB 164 would assess civil penalties to businesses that fail to comply with the Oregon Retirement Savings Program requirements. OSCC joined other employer groups in supporting the -3 amendment to SB 164: 1. Gives all businesses, regardless of size, two years to get in to compliance; 2. Caps civil penalties, so [...]

By |2019-04-04T11:21:01-07:00March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kicker HB 2975 and SJR 23

Kicker HB 2975 This one got missed by us, along with every other business group, but House Republicans found out at the 11th hour that HB 2975 included an accounting change that reduced the upcoming kicker by over $100 million by transferring this money into the next biennium. HB 2975 has the effect of adding [...]

By |2019-03-27T12:23:42-07:00March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paid Family Leave

On Monday, March 25 at 6pm, the House Business & Labor Committee and Senate Workforce Committee hosted a joint public hearing on paid family & medical leave bills that would SIGNIFICANTLY alter Oregon's business climate. With every workplace mandate the Legislature has passed, the competitive distance between Oregon and other states is increasing. Oregon's small [...]

By |2019-03-27T12:17:46-07:00March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Corporate Tax Increases

It is still believed the committee is leaning toward selecting a Commercial Activity Tax, which is a pure gross receipts tax, as the basis for implementing a new business tax. The debate here is how much the legislature wants to raise. House Democratic leadership wants to raise business taxes by $3.4 billion per biennium. Senate [...]

By |2019-03-27T12:09:10-07:00March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Volleyball Coach to Retire After 32 Seasons at CCC

Volleyball Coach to Retire Longtime volleyball coach Kathie Woods has announced her retirement from coaching at the end of the school year. Woods has been the head coach at Clackamas Community College since the 1983-84 season. “Coaching volleyball at Clackamas has been the most fun and rewarding profession in the world to me,” Woods said. [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:45-08:00February 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Volleyball Coach to Retire After 32 Seasons at CCC

Bond Measure Approved for CCC

Bond Measure Approved for CCC On Nov. 4, voters in the college district approved a $90 million bond measure that will pave the way for updating, modernizing and improving college facilities. This bond measure will fulfill business and community members' expectations for training and education. Passage of the bond will also enable us to secure [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:46-08:00November 24th, 2014|Economy, Jobs|Comments Off on Bond Measure Approved for CCC

May Clackamas Community College (CCC) calendar of events

April 26 – May 1 International Celebration at CCC This year’s theme is “Celebrating Peace Corps Volunteers.” The opening celebration is Saturday, April 26, and begins at 10 a.m. in the Niemeyer Center, room 119. The opening celebration runs in conjunction with the gallery exhibit titled “The Peace Corps: 50 Years of Service.” International Celebration [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:46-08:00April 7th, 2014|Chamber Blog|Comments Off on May Clackamas Community College (CCC) calendar of events

Clackamas Repertory Theatre’s staged play reading continues

Clackamas Repertory Theatre continues its fifth annual staged play-reading series, “Sundays at Three,” on April 13th with a production of “One Slight Hitch,” a zany farce by comedian Lewis Black, best known for his appearances on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart. It is 1981 Cincinnati, and Courtney Coleman is about to be married in [...]

By |2014-04-07T06:59:24-07:00April 7th, 2014|Chamber Blog|Comments Off on Clackamas Repertory Theatre’s staged play reading continues

Blue Heron future is topic of college forum

Blue Heron Future Oregon City is re-imagining the site of the former Blue Heron Paper Mill for the future. Thousands of area residents have taken part in discussions and surveys about the future of the site, which served for many years as the industrial center of the region. Clackamas Community College (CCC), a key resource [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:46-08:00April 7th, 2014|Economy, Jobs, Public Policy, Small business|Comments Off on Blue Heron future is topic of college forum
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