Working Together to Support Local Business and Keep Dollars in Oregon

January 26, 2016 Meeting

MALHEUR COUNTY, Ore. - Malheur County Economic Development recently brought together leadership from Malheur County, Saint Alphonsus, Department of Corrections, and Representative Cliff Bentz to investigate ways to keep dollars local and to better support existing businesses in the county. As some of the county's largest employers, there is a real opportunity to sustain the local economy and maximize the amount of local dollars, including tax dollars, that stay in Oregon. A big than kyou to the Department of Corrections Director Colette Peters, who traveled all the way to Ontario to participate personally. The meeting was successful with initial steps identified and plans of action discussed.