Chamber Issues & Positions

The chamber has submitted on its own or added its name to coalitions in support of:

  • Federal transportation infrastructure funding
  • Effective management of public timber lands to include increased harvest
  • More effective management of public lands after a fire or other catastrophic event
  • Funding for State Veterans Home in Roseburg
  • Allied Health School aka “Med Ed” siting in Roseburg
  • Support of Transportation & Infrastructure
  • Advocated for COVID-related liability restrictions for business
  • Fought against proposed increased taxes on Oregon businesses
  • Advocated for long-term financial and service support for businesses impacted by pandemic and related mandatory closures and restrictions

2021-22 Public Affairs & Legislative Agenda

          For details about the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s positions on specific proposed state and federal legislation, visit RACC’s “Calls to Action” and “Current News” pages,  for both current and archived news from the recent Oregon Legislative Session as well as RACC positions on business-relevant matters in the US Congress. 

          The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce keeps its members updated on issues, matters and positions relevant to Douglas County businesses in its Business Perspectives newsletter and “Chamber News” email blasts which can be found HERE.

     Highlighted 2019 positions/issues are archived, below.

2019 Chamber Issues & Positions (Archived)

The chamber has submitted on its own or added its name to coalitions in support of:

  • Federal transportation infrastructure funding
  • Jordan Cove LNG & Pacific Connector Pipeline Project
  • Effective management of public timber lands to include increased harvest
  • More effective management of public lands after a fire or other catastrophic event
  • Funding for State Veterans Home in Roseburg
  • Allied Health School aka “Med Ed” siting in Roseburg
  • Support of Transportation & Infrastructure