Nike Expansion Tax Plan Moves Forward

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon legislators say they will not raise taxes on Nike’s out of state revenue for the next 5 years as part of an effort to encourage the company to expand within the state. The proposal was passed at last Friday’s special session of the state legislature called by Governor John Kitzhaber. House … Continue reading »

Governor Acknowledges “Awkward” Session

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is calling Friday’s special legislature session to approve a tax incentive for Nike “extraordinarily awkward,” but says the¬†potential¬†economic benefits are worth it. The Governor called the session earlier this week to announce that Nike plans to expand its business in Oregon and hire at least 500 people, if … Continue reading »