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Monday, June 25, 2012

A new board created this year to spur more economic growth in Oregon will meet for the first time on Tuesday.

In March, the Oregon State Legislature passed House Bill 4040, also known as the Oregon Investment Act. The bill created the Oregon Growth Board, which has a mission of identifying the state’s economic development resources and consolidating some of those dollars into one fund.

As part of the law, the board will return to the legislature next year with policy recommendations for economic development. The board is scheduled to expire in 2014 if certain conditions are not met.

 

Read more in today's Statesman Journal.

 

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0 #1 presidentGuest 2012-06-25 20:16:18
What do you want to be, the recommendation will be to spend more of out money, NOT to cut regulations and taxes. They will follow the current formula that has been proven NOT to work, instead of thinking about the future in a less regulated world.
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