Oregon State Sen. Betsy Johnson, D-Scappoose, was named “Legislator of the Year” by the Oregon Economic Development Association, the state’s leading trade organization for economic development agencies and professionals.
Johnson received the award at the association’s annual meeting in Eugene. Association President Charlie Mitchell thanked her for her dedication to job creation and her focus on economic development.
“Sen. Johnson represents the best of Oregon,” Mitchell said. “She is fiercely independent and a tireless advocate for jobs and opportunity for Oregonians.
“There’s really no one else like Sen. Johnson. She’s in a class by herself,” he added.