Updating the pass-through option is part of the overhaul of the Business Energy Tax Credit.
A change in benefit formula helps triple the number of PERS retirements in December.
The passing of Measure 67 would mean a higher minimum tax for corporations.
A decision will be made on whether Sunwest will be sold or remade as a separate company.
Sen. Merkley's new amendment requires even small contractors to provide health benefits.