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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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The LWVOR Board Takes Positions on Ballot Measures During its last board meeting, the LWVOR board took the recommendations of the Action Committee and approved the following positions. Ballot Measure 94: Support – The Oregon Elimination of Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age Amendment, would eliminate the requirement that judges retire at the age of 70. It would […]Read More
The League proudly supports the work of Healthy Democracy as it conducts the Citizens’ Initiative Review (CIR) on Ballot Measure 97 (Oregon Business Tax Increase), August 18-21, at Western Oregon University. Don’t forget to look for the CIR results in the upcoming Oregon Voters’ Pamphlet. You can also view the results here: http://healthydemocracy.org/ “The cornerstone of […]Read More
ACTION NEEDED: Contact your legislators and support Climate Change Portfolio Bills: Healthy Climate Bill (Cap & Invest) SB1574A and Clean Energy / Coal Transition Bill HB4036A. View LWVOR Testimony: HB4036A and SB1574A. Legislator contact information: www.oregonlegislature.gov/FindYourLegislator/leg-districts.html DEADLINE FOR ACTION: ASAP! The House could vote on HB4036A this Tuesday and then the Bill will most likely […]Read More
Legislative Process Day 2017