advocacy

The Portland Business Alliance serves as the leading voice for business in the region, advocating at all levels of government on policy issues that impact employers and support the region’s economic vitality. Specific advocacy efforts include supporting private-sector job creation and retention, and improvements in the region’s educational attainment.

For questions, please contact:
Marion Haynes, Vice President of Government Relations & Economic Development, 503-552-6746
Nathaniel Brown, Government Relations Specialist, 503-552-6768

city of portland dashboard

Public policy and the economic health of the Portland-metro region are directly tied to each other. The Alliance dashboard serves as a resource for employers and residents to learn how their elected officials are working on the issues that impact business growth, job creation and the overall prosperity of the region.
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join a committee

As a member there are many ways to get involved in the Alliance, whether you are a young professional, a small business owner, a major employer or a person who simply wants to lend a hand.
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Upcoming Events

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political activity

Learn about the Alliance's latest advocacy efforts including endorsements in local, regional and state elections, ballot measures and more.
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economic reports

As part of the Value of Jobs Coalition, the Alliance has a vision for the Portland region: To create a prosperous, healthy community with a good quality of life for everyone. This starts with more private-sector jobs. A series of reports by the coalition shows why family-wage, private-sector job creation must be a regional priority.
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