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Q&A: Amanda’s story

Cora Uhrig’s family has been helped by Medicaid. Their daughter Amanda’s medication and health coverage is possible because of this program.  Where do you live? We live in Aloha. Can you tell us a little about Amanda? Amanda is well known in our little town of Aloha. If I go to the store, post office,… Continue Reading Q&A: Amanda’s story

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Q&A: Brooke’s story

Portland resident Kerstin Maroney joins with other families from across the state in asking Congress not to cut Medicaid. She shares her family’s story here.  Where do you live? We live in Multnomah Village. Our daughter Brooke lives in a basement apartment attached to our family’s home. She requires assistance with all of her daily… Continue Reading Q&A: Brooke’s story

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Q&A: Mia’s story

Lisa Heydemann of Wilsonville is the primary caregiver to her 21-year-old daughter Mia. Their family relies on community-based services like respite care. Proposed cuts to Medicaid in the AHCA bill before Congress threaten to cut off their access to those services. Can you tell us about Mia? Mia is developmentally delayed, deaf, has Feingold’s Syndrome,… Continue Reading Q&A: Mia’s story

FAQs: Making Street Crossings Safer

Curb Ramps How many locations throughout the state have curb ramps that don’t comply with the ADA? To get an up-to-date number of substandard curb ramps, ODOT is undertaking a statewide survey that will be completed by December 31, 2017. Each location may have more than one curb ramp. According to a 2008 survey, approximately… Continue Reading FAQs: Making Street Crossings Safer