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Oregon Momentum for COFA Healthcare

Today the Oregon Legislature convened for their annual five week “short session” and we are pleased to announce that one of APANO’s top Our Families Our Health legislative priorities – HB 4071 Restoring COFA Healthcare – had a successful public hearing and was voted out of the House Healthcare Committee with a unanimous […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:38+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Campaign, Capitol, Events, Health Equity, Legislative Advocacy, Partners|

APANO Legislative Recap 2015

The 2015 Oregon Legislative Session has wrapped up 5 months of intensive budget and policy making, APANO’s major goals have been achieved.  Our priorities have developed from years of listening circles, community forums, and one on one conversations with members like you that have surfaced issues that affect our Asian & Pacific Islander children and […]

By | 2016-11-18T23:23:40+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, News & Events|

Oregon Takes Key Step for Affordable Health and Immigrant Inclusion

Inclusion, Affordability and Innovation Coalition
For Immediate Release May 26, 2015
Contact: Joseph Santos-Lyons [email protected] 971-340-4861
John Mullin [email protected]

 

Oregon Takes Key Step for Affordable Health and Immigrant Inclusion
Basic Health Bill Heads to Governor Kate Brown

Salem, Ore. – Today the Oregon Senate passed HB 2934A with a bipartisan vote of 22-7 (1 excused).  This priority bill of […]

By | 2015-05-28T20:30:19+00:00 May 28th, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, News & Events, Press Release|

Oregon House Advances Historic ELL Legislation

For more information contact: Rev. Joseph Santos-Lyons [email protected] 503-512-0490

Salem, OR – Last Friday the House Education Committee passed historic legislation to address the needs of Oregon’s 57,000 English Language Learners (ELLs).  House Bill 3499 increases the urgency, focus and support for ELL students in Oregon’s 106 public schools districts.  The bill also includes $12.5 […]

By | 2015-04-24T19:10:36+00:00 April 21st, 2015|Legislative Advocacy, News & Events|