*** OVDA Virtual Classes ***

The Oregon Vehicle Dealer Association would like to introduce Virtual Classes! To do so we would have to raise the cost of membership to $350 annually and at least have a total of 15-20 students in attendance. Does this seem reasonable for our current members? I would very much appreciate all feedback. Please, email me at Ideas [email protected] Please,…

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‘Paid Leave Oregon’ Offers Website

https://www.mycentraloregon.com/2022/07/15/paid-leave-oregon-offers-website/ Paid Leave Oregon’s website is now at paidleave.oregon.gov. Paid Leave Oregon is a new program that allows employees to take paid time off for some of life’s most important moments. It covers leave for the birth or adoption of a child, for serious illness or injury, for taking care of a seriously ill family member, and for domestic violence,…

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Oregon’s minimum wage is going up July 1: Here’s what it will be in various parts of the state

Updated: Jun. 21, 2022, 11:22 a.m. | Published: Jun. 21, 2022, 6:50 a.m. When Oregon lawmakers mandated a series of minimum wage hikes back in 2016, they reached a compromise over just how high the new wages should be. The Legislature portioned the state into three categories and set three different wage scales loosely based on the cost of living…

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Join Oregon DEQ for a Meeting on the Advanced Clean Cars II Rule on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

June 15, 2022 Oregon DEQ is holding a virtual meeting to provide background information and solicit early input from community members and stakeholders to help inform the development of a future rulemaking – the Advanced Clean Cars II Rule. This future rulemaking will focus on adopting California’s Advanced Clean Cars II Rule by reference. The rule would require light-duty vehicle manufacturers to sell…

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Draft amendment to Oregon’s tolling policy ready for public review

June 13, 2022 For more information: Shelley M. Snow, Communications, 503-881-5362 SALEM – The public is invited to review a draft amendment to the Oregon Highway Plan that will guide the state in using tolling as a way to raise funds for transportation system improvements. The comment period is open until August 1. Read the draft amendment here (PDF): OHP Policy Amendment…

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NEWS RELEASEApplication Deadline June 7, 2022: DEQ Grant Funds Available to Replace and Retrofit Diesel Equipment May 18, 2022, The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is providing approximately $8 million in grant funding for diesel equipment owners to replace older and more polluting diesel engines with new, cleaner technologies and exhaust control retrofits. The program is designed to help address the health…

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