Baker County Commissioner Appointed to the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Commission

Congratulations to Baker County Commissioner Mark Bennett on his appointment to the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Commission (OAHP). AOC thanks you for stepping up and serving Oregon’s agriculture families.  Oregon’s diverse farm and ranch lands are [...]

2018-03-01T07:28:01+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: County News|Tags: , , , , |

Update on House Bill 4023

On Friday February 23 the Joint Committee on Information Management and Technology led by Co-Chair Nancy Nathanson passed out HB 4023 -A with the -13 amendment: “(b) Subject to section 6 of this 2018 Act [...]

2018-02-26T13:14:14+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Categories: AOC Advocacy|

Opportunity Zones

The recently passed federal tax reform act provides for up to 86 Opportunity Zones (OZs) in Oregon. The Governor must designate these zones by March 21, 2018 (one month extension possible). Persons (or corporations) could [...]

2018-02-26T13:11:01+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Community & Economic Development|

The House Veterans Services and Emergency Preparedness Committee Begins Discussion on Areas for Future Veterans Programs and Services

With an the Increase of New Measure 96 Lottery Dollars to Support Veterans, The House Veterans Committee Starts Identifying Possible Veterans Investments in Four Areas for the 2019-21 Budget Connie Tanaka, Malheur County Veteran [...]