Legislature must pass COVID-19 liability protections

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August 4, 2020

Laura Edmonds, CEO of the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce, calls for Oregon lawmakers to help prevent costly litigation

Never before have the lives of Oregonians been so deeply impacted by a situation outside of their control as they have been throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. And never before have the daily operations of businesses, schools, nonprofits and other entities been so thoroughly regulated by the state and local governments. But just as businesses have adjusted their daily operations to protect their employees and their customers, we must protect them from those who would unfairly take advantage of a situation out of their control, by ensuring that the Legislature passes COVID-19 liability protection during the Aug. 10 special session…

Read the full article from the Portland Tribune.