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Child Care Crisis is Getting Increased Attention

In Central Oregon, as in many other places throughout the country, there is a profound lack of affordable and accessible child care; a child care...

Bend Chamber Political Action Committee Seeks Guidance from Chamber Members

A message from the Bend Chamber Board Chair // Vic Martinez The PAC board is updating its criteria in selecting candidates to recruit and support....

Bend Leaders Take a Quick Trip to Washington D.C.

The Bend Chamber of Commerce CEO, Katy Brooks, joined a delegation from the City of Bend and Deschutes County last month to advocate for...

Who Let the CAT Out of the Bag?

How the Commercial Activities Tax Affects You By: Katy Brooks // Bend Chamber CEO The $2.8 billion Commercial Activity Tax (CAT) is the funding...

PHOTO STORY // Chamber Day in Salem

BY: Jennifer Stephens // Bend Chamber Government Affairs [gallery columns="6" ids="46171,46172,46174,46176,46177,46179"] #1) - #2)   We...

2019 Conversation of the Year Award // City Club of Announces Finalists

Content Submitted by City Club of Central Oregon [caption id="attachment_46272" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Jigsaw puzzle piece with two...

Chamber Day in Salem // Central Oregon Daily Reports

On April 10, 2019, we, the Bend Chamber and our members participated in Chamber Day at the Capitol in Salem with a full day planned of meetings...

State Leaders Talk Budget in Central Oregon

The chamber shared concerns that the cumulative impacts of new revenue legislation will add new business taxes, require additional overhead...

TRIP TO SALEM: Innovation District at OSU-Cascades in the Works

On March 20, Bend Chamber President/CEO, Katy Brooks, traveled to Salem with key Chamber members to meet with elected officials and...

Bend Chamber at the Table

This article relates to a point in the previous article, “Why Advocate?” which covered the who, what, when, where, how and why, but here...

ADVOCACY: Process, Momentum, Thought

By: Jennifer Stephens // Bend Chamber Government Affairs Contractor  Why Advocate? Why should the Bend Chamber, or any individual, business,...

Watch 2018 House District 53 and 54 Candidates Debate

Recorded by Hand in Hand Productions at the Bend Chamber's What's Brewing event on October 2, 2018

Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition - Advocacy Survey

[caption id="attachment_35295" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Startup Stock Photo[/caption] The survey will close on July 24, 2018....

Public Comment Period Ends Next Week on Central Cascades Wilderness Strategies Project

The Willamette and Deschutes National Forests want to remind people that the public comment period on the draft environmental analysis for the...

Record Production, Staffing Challenges for Enforcement, and Highly Efficient Legal Grow Facilities Mark the State of the Cannabis Industry

By: Garrett Jaenicke // EVP Marketing & Member Services OLCC Data Slides - CLICK HERE Event Photos by Amanda Photographic - CLICK HERE...

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