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At the Legislative Table

Here in Oregon, the legislature is a place where people from different backgrounds and interests can come to do just that: find common ground. That is what democracy is all about. People with disabilities, their families and advocates must be at every table so our voices will be heard. So what did the 2016 legislature do? Continue Reading At the Legislative Table

Caption: The Oregon State Capitol building is in the background, against a blue sky with some clouds in it. A fountain and bright yellow flowers are in the foreground.

2015 Legislative wrap-up

Legislators have returned home and are recovering from six intense months of doing the people’s business. Bills that do not pass are said to be “dead”, but our efforts to secure the rights, services and opportunities of Oregonians with disabilities are alive and well. Continue Reading 2015 Legislative wrap-up