Taxes & Budgets
The Portland Clean Energy Fund, which was sold to the community based on a promise of creating green energy jobs, requires immediate intervention with all options on the table for consideration, including repeal.
This roadmap incorporates near-term and long-term solutions to accelerate relief for the Portland region’s housing affordability and homelessness crises
This combined federal agenda calls for prioritizing the Pacific Northwest so that both cities can truly build back better.
Join us in condemning political violence!
Submit your comments online or in person at three upcoming meetings.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began over 65 million Americans have filed for unemployment and over 100,000 small businesses have closed for good.
Watch the virtual forum event from November 18, 2020.
On April 29, we hosted a two-part discussion with candidates running for Portland's City Council, Commissioner Number 2 in the May 19 primary election.
We are proud to endorse Measure 26-210 in the May primary to help end chronic homelessness in our region.
The latest federal efforts to help with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Representing the largest, most diverse business network in the region, greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce urges voters to approve supportive services to address chronic homelessness
This first edition of our greater Portland Regional Economic Toolkit represents hours of transparent process and collaboration by our members, as well as trusted research by regional experts on public opinion with DHM Research and economic data analysis by ECONorthwest.
Announcing new policy committees and member-driven policy agenda process.
After passing $2 billion in business taxes to boost school funding, legislative leaders introduced a package (Senate Bill 1049) that will protect PERS benefits already earned and reinstates employee contributions to support the future of the pension system.
Annual Economic Check-up finds disparities in jobs, housing, work-life balance compared to the rest of the region.
Homelessness, housing affordability and congestion remain top concerns; Shift in views on city governance and climate change
The Alliance is a longtime supporter of the appropriate use of tax increment financing and urban renewal, however it is concerned about the city’s proposed increase of TIF investments for affordable housing.