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Thank You Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley

On Tuesday evening, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren tried to read a letter from the late Coretta Scott King about Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions but was prevented from doing so by Senate Major Leader Mitch McConnell.

In the letter, King writes, “Mr. Sessions has used the awesome powers of […]

By | 2017-02-09T00:38:27+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Capitol, Featured, News & Events|

In These Troubling Times, Minoru Yasui Inspires

Minoru Yasui, the pioneering Japanese American lawyer, received a special mention by Oregon governor Kate Brown in her inaugural address on Monday, January 9th.

Speaking to members of Oregon’s state legislature, Governor Brown said:

“Born in Hood River a little […]

By | 2017-01-12T22:40:20+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Capitol, Featured, News & Events|

2017 APANO Advocacy Trainings

Join APANO as we prepare for our 2017 Day of Action in the capitol! On Monday, February 20, APANO will bring together Asian and Pacific Islanders from across Oregon to meet in Salem and talk with their elected officials about the issues that impact them. To […]

By | 2017-01-26T21:52:16+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Capitol, Featured, Legislative Advocacy, News & Events, Training|

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|