LWV Testimony

2017

Education

March 14, 2017: SB 5516 – Department of Education Measure 98, COMMENT on BUDGET LIMITATIONS

March 14, 2017: SB 5516 – Department of Education Budget for the Youth Development Division – SUPPORT

March 13, 2017: SB 5516 Department of Education Budget for the Early Learning Division, SUPPORT

February 27, 2017: HB 2261 Youth Development Council to include coordinating statewide services to youth who identify as LGBTQ, Support

February 26, 2017: HB 2657 Task Force on Out-of-School Youth, Support

February 23, 2017: HJR 14 promoting Civics Education, Comment

February 22, 2017: SB 439, SB 565 and SB 595, Comment

February 21, 2017: HB 2219 and HB 2691 re Civics Education, Comment

February 17, 2017: HB 2216 Oregon Foster Children’s Sibling Bill of Rights – Support

February 7, 2017: Ballot Measure 98 hearing on February 8, Comment

Governance

March 13, 2017: HB 2927, Enacts Interstate Compact to Elect the President by National Popular Vote – SUPPORT

March 13, 2017: House Bill 2948 – Allows those at least 16 years old to register to vote – SUPPORT

March 13, 2017: HB 2872 – Establish request process for voting materials in other languages – COMMENT

March 13, 2017: HB 2871 – study effective voter registration, not in English–SUPPORT

March 7, 2017: HB 2771 – Phases out allowance of itemized deduction for real property taxes – SUPPORT

March 6, 2017: SB 802 – Proposes amendment to Oregon Constitution to allow 16 year olds to pre-register to vote.–SUPPORT

March 2, 2017: HB 2831– corporate minimum tax imposed on S corporations– SUPPORT

March 2, 2017: HB 2830 – Providing for revenue raising; increases corporate excise tax rates – SUPPORT

March 1, 2017: HB 2702 – Campaign advertisement disclaimers – SUPPORT

March 1, 2017: HB 2584 – Independent expenditures and coordination of campaign expenditures – SUPPORT

February 28, 2017: SJR 2 – Support With Comments

February 27, 2017: HB 2578 – Establishes Small Donor Funded Elections program – Support

February 27, 2017: HJR 6 -– Proposing amendment to Oregon Constitution relating to the legislative districts of Senators – Oppose

February 20, 2017: SJR 3 – Property Tax Amendment– Comments

Natural Resources

March 14, 2017: HB 2893, New Requirement on UGB Evaluations Related to Soil Classes – OPPOSE

March 14, 2017: HB 2894, Permits Cities to Modify Analysis of Proposed UGB Expansion Lands – OPPOSE

March 14, 2017: HB 2937 – Permits “Accessory Dwellings” on Rural Residential and EFU Lands – OPPOSE

March 12, 2017: SB 5518, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Budget – COMMENTS

March 12, 2017: HB 2131 – Relating to safe transport of hazardous materials including fossil fuels – SUPPORT

March 7, 2017: SB 1008 – Addressing Health Concerns around Diesel Engines – SUPPORT

March 7, 2017: HB 2711: Imposes moratorium on use of hydraulic fracturing – SUPPORT

March 5, 2017: HB 5011, Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) – Comments

February 28, 2017: SB 557 – Clean Energy Jobs Bill – SUPPORT

February 28, 2017: SB 5527 – Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) budget – COMMENTS

February 27, 2017: HB 2320 – Non-motorized Boating Program -Support

February 22, 2017: SB 5502 – Department of Agriculture Budget – Comments

February 13, 2017: HB 2295 Water Resource Dept. Fee Increases – Support

February 7, 2017: Measure 98 – COMMENTS

January 30, 2017: SB 383 On-Site Septics – SUPPORT 

Social Policy

March 14, 2017: HB 5026 – Oregon Health Authority Budget – Comments

March 14, 2017: HB 3391 – Reproductive Health Equity Act – SUPPORT

March 7, 2017: HB 2006 – Mortgage Interest Deduction Reform – SUPPORT

March 6, 2017: HB 2726 – Health Care for All Children – SUPPORT

February 22, 2017: HB 5042 Oregon Youth Authority – Support

 


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