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Press Release: June 9, 2011

Governor Kitzhaber statement on the Senate passage of SB 766 

(SALEM, Ore.) — Governor Kitzhaber released the following statement after SB 766, to protect regionally significant industrial areas from conversion and speed permitting when capital projects are performed on those lands, passed the Senate with a 26-4 vote.

“I commend the Senate for its passage of Senate Bill 766,” said Governor Kitzhaber. “This bill will provide a strong competitive advantage for Oregon and a high level of predictability for investment by the business community while maintaining our great quality of lifeand it’s an important part of Oregon’s economic recovery strategy.”

Media Contacts:
Christine Miles, 503-559-8795
Amy Wojcicki, 503-689-5324

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