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September 2023

Chamber testifies in support of economic growth and support to local employers

On Thursday, August 31, the Portland Metro Chamber (PMC) testified before Portland City Council in support of three resolutions, Agenda Items 733-735, changing the East Portland and Portland Enterprise Zones (E-Zones) and granting an employment increase waiver for Daimler, a significant local employer.
August 2023

Chamber testifies in support of permanent Outdoor Dining Program

On August 23, the Portland Metro Chamber (PMC) publicly supported the city's proposal to make the Outdoor Dining Program, a program led by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), permanent.
July 2023

Chamber supports Tax Increment Finance districts in Central City and East Portland

Portland Metro Chamber testified before Portland City Council in strong support of the creation of new Tax Increment Finance (TIF) districts in East Portland and the Central City.
June 2023

Multnomah County Partners with Comcast to Announce $4 Million in Grant Packages to Local Small Businesses

100 small business owners will receive grant packages valued at approximately $40,000 each
February 2023

2023 State of the Economy & State of Downtown reports released

The report highlights: jobs recovery trends, continued population decline in Multnomah County, growing unaffordability, and a comparative tax analysis.
February 2021

2021 Household Tax Burden report

This report looks at the total impact that new local taxes are having on Portland area households and how that compares to other peer regions.
February 2018

2018 Economic Check-Up: East Multnomah County

  a closer look: East multnomah county Report Home  //  Portland’s Story  //  East Multnomah County  //  Prosperity & Productivity  //  Opportunity & Affordability  //  Workforce & Investment Climate  //  Why […]