Bill would require most businesses to accept cold, hard cash

Most businesses in Oregon would be required to accept cash as payment under a bill being considered in Salem. Senate Bill 1565 would mean that stores would have to take cash or coins. Supporters say doing so is a matter of fairness for people who don’t use traditional banking, either by choice or because they can’t get an account. “Some…

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Oregon’s 2021 Energy Regulations Are Already Hurting Consumers

Did you just have an order for a desktop computer or gaming system canceled by Dell? You have Oregon elected officials to thank for that. Dell recently stated that it will cancel all orders of certain energy-intensive computer systems to Oregon and five other states due to local energy regulations. For example, the below notification is displayed when shopping for…

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SB 762 Reducing Risk of Wildfires via Mandates

Signed into Law by Gov Brown