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Crisis Action Planning - Are You Ready?

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Crisis Action Planning - Are You Ready?
Do you know that after a major disaster 40% of all businesses do not recover and subsequently disappear? The question you should ask yourself is: Do I want to be part of the 60% or the 40%? And, even if you part of the 60% that survives, how much will your business suffer both in relations with  [...]

Are Long Presidential Campaigns In Our Best Interest?

Thursday, December 03, 2015
Are Long Presidential Campaigns In Our Best Interest?
A good friend stated on his blog recently, he felt that long Presidential campaigns were okay. They allow voters time to see how candidates handle the unexpected and long campaigns become the great equalizer, giving the little guy a fighting chance to make a mark. I don’t think long presidential [...]

Legislative Sausage

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Legislative Sausage
The legislative session is filled with mystery for most folks looking at it from the outside. Some of the mystery, aside from the question of how the legislative sausage is actually made, surrounds what our elected officials do during the interim times. The fact is, many, if not most of the  [...]

Citizens Opportunity to Make Law

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Citizens Opportunity to Make Law
The 2015 session of the Oregon Legislature concluded in early July 2015. During that session Oregon senators and representatives passed laws that were signed by our governor, Kate Brown. Now, those statutory laws will be implemented by Oregon Administrative Rules, which are being written. During [...]

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