Miller: Ag Overtime Would Make Farming In Oregon Challenging

House Bill 2358, legislation mandating agricultural employers in Oregon pay overtime wages, once workers pass 40 hours a week, is scheduled to get another public hear Monday afternoon in the House Committee on Business and Labor. Elin Miller Co-chair of the Oregon Wine Council says the proposal would put a huge financial burden on growers […]

Oregon Wine Industry Facing Potential 1,700% Tax Increase

Lawmakers in Oregon have proposed raising taxes on the wine industry. The increase works out to a 1,700% increase, which comes out to roughly $2.00 per bottle. Elin Miller, with the Oregon Wine Council, said after the challenges of 2020, not only the pandemic, but devastating wildfires and smoke taint, this increase will hit the […]