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Promoting Civil Discourse – November 14

October 14, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Events

Join us for a conversation on free speech and civil discourse with Mat dos Santos (ACLU OR), Michael Mills (National Policy Consensus Center, PSU) and Wendy Willis, Executive Director of Kitchen Table Democracy and founder of Oregon’s Kitchen Table.         Tuesday, November 14, 7-9 p.m., Multnomah County Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne […]

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It’s time to improve Obamacare, not dismantle it

October 13, 2017 / Margaret Noel / LWV in Action, News

On October 13, League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to the White House executive order to end health care subsidies in the Affordable Care Act: “President Trump’s executive order to end health care subsidies for insurance companies will raise premiums and leave more Americans without meaningful health insurance. […]

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Make your voice heard in the Oregon Legislature – View recordings

October 12, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Videos of Forums

Our October 10 event, open to the public, offered practical advice on effectively making your case in Salem. Panelists included a state legislator, a LWV lobbyist, and a citizen who successfully lobbied for mothers’ rights – all speaking about what works to persuade legislators. Listen to the recordings of this discussion to learn how to […]

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Understand Oregon’s Budget – Video Highlights

October 11, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Resources

Twenty minutes of video excerpts from a lively discussion with Oregon Senator Michael Dembrow and Oregon Business Council VP Jeremy Rogers about the critical issues facing Oregon’s budget in years ahead. Please follow and like us:

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Gun Safety Info to Know

October 10, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Resources

See “Highlights” from our March 2017 Gun Safety program: short clips of experts’ talks on Oregon gun violence data, 2nd Amendment rights, responsible gun ownership, and proposed safety laws. Highlights videos are supported by the Multnomah Bar Foundation and MetroEast Community Media. Please follow and like us:

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