Supported the Oregon Low Income Community Jobs Initiative to promote private-sector investment where economic development is needed the most.
Supported legislation to ensure counties to spend dedicated lottery revenues on economic development and job creation, not pet political projects.
Supported legislation ensuring that businesses and citizens can benefit from federal job-creation tax benefits in 2011.
Supported extending Oregon's Enterprise Zone program so that it will continue to help create jobs in hard-hit communities.
Supported legislation that will streamline approval of certain industrial projects and help Oregonians get back to work in manufacturing, energy and other key industries.