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Jason Conger on Corporations

 


Lower the barriers to business and job creation

Since Nov. 2007, Oregon has lost nearly 120,000 private sector jobs. Unfortunately, there is more bad news. The recent tax increases are projected to put up to another 70,000 of us out of work.

But that is not the end of the story. We can make Oregon stronger! We can create jobs and opportunity by encouraging home grown business in Oregon. Our true strength comes from Oregon's skilled workforce and bright, talented and creative entrepreneurs who can help grow our economy and put people back to work.

We need to embrace Oregon's potential and lower the barriers to business and job creation. It is imperative that we invest in the future by promoting the development of new ventures and new technologies that will create new jobs and new tax revenue. The legislature has fallen down on the job and it is sending the wrong message to local small businesses.

We need to re-brand our state, from "Oregon--fourth highest unemployment in the nation" to "Oregon--open for business."

Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, RepJasonConger.com, "Issues" , Oct 18, 2013

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