Oregon Among Worst States for Small Business

by Rep. Bill Post

We (Republicans) didn’t give this to you. Keep that in mind. Best quote (or worst, depending on how you think):”Oregon is pretty good at nurturing startups, but once they get started it hits them in the head with a hammer,” said Brian Vierra, a venture catalyst at Economic Development for Central Oregon.”Once they start making money, they get hit with all the regulations.”


"Oregon is one of the least friendly states in the country for small businesses, according to a new ranking released by Small Business Policy Index."