Oregon Lawmakers Consider Land Use Loophole

By Jim McCoy Fri 5th April Newsland use lawsOregon legislatureProject Azalea
Some Oregon lawmakers are prepared to block land use laws to land an electronics factory that would invest more than $1 billion and employ at least 1,000 workers. The Oregonian reports Hillsboro is reportedly one of three finalists for the unannounced project known as Project Azalea. Sen. Bruce Starr of Hillsboro and two colleagues introduced a bill this week to keep options open. If a state Court of Appeals ruling expected this month clears the way for development, legislative action wouldn't be needed. A lawyer for 1,000 Friends of Oregon, Mary Kyle McCurdy, says the legislation would create a huge loophole in the state's land use rules. ---

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