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:
Jon Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs, 503-552-6746
Maria Ellis, Director, Federal Affairs & Executive Director, Pacific Northwest International Trade Association (PNITA), 503-552-6762
Kiley Wilson, Coordinator, Government Affairs, 503-552-6764

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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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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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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