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House Democrats Pass Business and Jobs Bill

Feb
14

Credit Enhancement Fund Expansion Helps Small Business

SALEM- A bill to help Oregon businesses get loans to feed growth and spur hiring passed the Oregon House of Representatives today on a 59 -0 vote. HB 4150, expanding the Credit Enhancement Fund, is a centerpiece of the House Democrats’ February jobs package aimed at improving access to capital and getting Oregonians back to work.

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Slate of Jobs Bills Moves Forward

Feb
09

Two More Bills to Support Business and Job Growth Pass

SALEM – It has been a good week for jobs legislation in the Oregon House of Representatives as a series of bills designed to support business and facilitate job growth passed their first committees.

The Transportation and Economic Development Act of 2012 (HB 4028) and a bill expanding Oregon’s Credit Enhancement Fund (HB 4150) moved from the House Transportation and Economic Development Committee on Thursday, joining the Oregon Investment Act in a slate of proposals garnering bipartisan and business group support.

Rep. Dave Hunt (D-Clackamas County), Co-chair of

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Rebuilding — not tax cuts — creates jobs Guest viewpoint

Jun
25

Register Guard, Editorial

Register Guard, Editorial
Rebuilding — not tax cuts — creates jobs Guest viewpoint
by Peter DeFazio

Appeared in print Friday, June 24, 2011, page A9

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