Health Care in Peril – Act now!

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Since 2014, Oregon Food Bank has been developing partnerships with health care organizations to jointly address the food insecurity and nutrition status of their patients. Our respect for the work of the health care community has grown through our work together implementing screenings for food insecurity and social determinants along with connections to food, nutrition and other community resources, and …

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Allies for a Healthier Oregon meet every Wed 12-1pm

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Allies for a Healthier Oregon Weekly Meetings in Salem  every Wednesday in Capital Room H-278 at 12 Noon – 1pm throughout the 2017 legislative session Noon – 1:00 pm Capital Room H-278 Conference Call Line: 971-279-6625 Suggestions for AHO Weekly meeting speakers?  Contact  – Suzanne, AHO Coordinator:  aho@wecandobetter.org ****************************************************************************************** Allies for a Healthier Oregon (AHO) – a program of We Can Do Better …

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Now is The Time Film Tour Proposes a Timely Replacement for Obamacare

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When former Oregon-resident filmmakers Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg began shooting Now is the Time- Healthcare for Everybody, they had no idea the U.S. healthcare system was about to be thrown into disarray by the new administration’s effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, potentially causing millions of Americans to lose their healthcare access. But the threat of impending major …

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City Club of Portland Event: PERS and/or Revenue Reform: What’s Possible?

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As the Oregon Legislature faces a $1.8B budget hole, many are asking: “Where’s the urgency? and “What’s possible?” Can PERS costs be lowered? Are there revenue solutions? Can one happen without the other? And, if legislators punt this session, who pays the price? To begin, we will start with a refresher on “Oregon Values and Beliefs” by John Horvick. Then …

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Legislators Announce Budget-Focused Town Hall Meetings Across Oregon

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Oregon Legislative Assembly January 30, 2017 Contact:           Robin Maxey 503-986-1605 robin.maxey@oregonlegislature.gov Lindsey O’Brien 503-986-1204 Lindsey.obrien@oregonlegislature.gov (SALEM) – The Oregon Legislative Assembly’s budget-writing Joint Ways and Means Committee will hold a series of public hearings in seven cities across the state beginning February 10. The town hall events will create opportunities for Oregonians to provide input into the 2017-19 biennial state …

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