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Healthiest State Initiative Plans November Launch

In terms of well being and affordability, staying healthy beats the need for health care hands down. That’s the point and purpose of the Oregon Healthiest State partnership, which will launch formally November 13 at the Chiles Center at the University of Portland.More Inside »

State Community Meetings to Tackle Poverty Issues

The Oregon Business Council is holding eight Stakeholder Forums in October to consider actions to reduce Oregon’s poverty rate.

Reducing poverty is one of the top three goals of the Oregon Business Plan. The Business Plan white paper, A Path to Prosperity, describes the challenge and measures to address it.More Inside »

2015 Oregon Business Plan and Summit Taking Shape

The 13th Leadership Summit of the Oregon Business Plan is now set for Tuesday, January 6 at the Oregon Convention Center. This year’s plan expects to build on key themes from last year, including a focus on our public infrastructure, our natural resource economy, and a stronger connection between education and skilled career openings that are going unfilled.

The plan also builds on a statewide tour this past July and August of 12 regional economies by leaders and staffs of the Business Plan, Business Oregon, and Regional Solutions. Throughout the state, regional leaders repeatedly validated the central themes of the 2014 business plan.
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