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The League of Women Voters® of Oregon (LWVOR) is a grassroots, nonpartisan political non-profit organization that encourages informed and active participation in government in order to build better communities statewide. LWVOR’s purposes are to influence public policy through education and advocacy, and to provide support for League members and the League organization.
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Action Alert for Safety and Justice TO: LWVOR MEMBERS FROM: Norman Turrill, LWVOR President Re: HB 3078 on avoiding prison costs & investing in community programs The Partnership for Safety and Justice proposes 5 practices to reduce prison usage: -Realign drug and property crime laws for lower sentences -Keep parents with children in Family Alternatives -Expand […]Read More
ACTION ALERT! SB 557 Clean Energy Jobs (Cap & Trade) & SB 1007 “Climate Test” on Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Projects
ACTION ALERT! SB 557 Clean Energy Jobs (Cap & Trade) & SB 1007 “Climate Test” on Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Projects The Senate Environment & Natural Resource Committee Needs to hear League Voices Date: April 11, 2017 To: All League Members and Oregonians From: Norman Turrill, LWVOR President ACTION NEEDED: SB 557, the Clean Energy Jobs […]Read More
The system of electing the President needs changing: Five out of our 45 Presidents have come into office without receiving the most popular votes nationwide. Oregon was one of the numerous states that were totally ignored in the 2016, 2012, 2008, and 2004 general-election campaigns. Please email your Oregon legislators and urge them to pass […]Read More