State Relations

Oregon State Capitol
Leads the development of a legislative agenda that reflects City Council & bureau priorities. Centrally coordinates lobbying efforts at the Oregon Capitol, advances the City’s agenda, pursuing positive funding, policy opportunities, and defending against efforts to limit or preempt local authority.
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2024 End of Session Report

2024 State Legislative Agenda

2023 End of Session Report

2023 State Legislative Agenda

2022 State Legislative Agenda

2021 State Legislative Agenda

Second Special Session of 2020 Report

First Special Session of 2020 Report

Contact us in Salem

During the Legislative Session, you may contact the State Relations Team at our Salem Office:

City of Portland, Office of Government Relations

1201 Court Street, N.E. Suite 103

Salem, Oregon 97301

Phone: (503) 378-0603

Driving directions from Portland to our office in Salem:

  • Go south on I-5 S
  • Take the OR-213/Market St. exit, EXIT 256, toward Lancaster Mall
  • Keep right to take the ramp toward City Center
  • Turn slight right onto Market St NE
  • Turn left onto17th St NE 
  • Turn right onto State St
  • Turn slight right onto13th St NE
  • Turn left onto Court St NE
  • 1201 Court Street NE on the right
  • If you reach 12th St NE you've gone a little too far