Author Archive | Rhonda Livesay

Voter Service Information/Action

VOTER SERVICE: Live in the moment but 2018 is HERE! By Keli Osborn, Chair ORESTAR lists 135 filed candidates and here is the race summary: Governor Five (all) Congressional Districts BoLI (Bureau of Labor & Industries) Commissioner 13 State Senators races 38 State Representatives races 14 District Attorney races Judges- 2 Supreme Court, 2 County, […]

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Fruit Sale 2017

The revenue from the sale of fruit helps to fund the League’s office expenses, advocacy efforts, and our support of the state and national League of Women Voters. Our goal is to raise $4,000 to help fund these activities and keep member dues affordable. Your purchase of one or more boxes of fruit will help […]

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Civil Discourse

Type “politics is…” into Google, and you might get “politics is war without bloodshed,” “…the art of the possible,” and “…war by other means,” in descending order. Politics and governance can be nasty, brutish business. The League of Women Voters of Oregon has chosen Civil Discourse as a recommended program item for 2017-2018. Delegates to the […]

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“American Health Care Act” Is Un-American

LWV National League President says the “American Health Care Act” was developed in secret and is now being rushed to passage by Speaker Ryan and the House leadership.  This legislation will rip apart our health care and revoke coverage for millions of Americans while raising costs for millions more. The American Health Care Act is […]

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Senator Wyden speaks to 1500 at his townhall meeting

Wyden Townhall draws 1500 residents Senator Wyden addressed a large crowd at LCC on Sunday. He answered questions from the audience for over and hour. He has presented a bill that would require anyone running for president to provide the public their tax returns for the past five years. He has also been advocating for a […]

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Student Interns from U of O, 2016

Reach Young Adults via their Communication Channels To make more young people aware of the LWVLC, four UO students advised: you’ve got to “speak their language”. Erica Hawley, Ashley Watkins, Brody Foster-Cohen and Taylor Davis reached that conclusion after they researched, developed and implemented a PR plan to help LWVLC close the gap with young […]

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February Action Update

LWVOR has approved our request to support HB4126, which would clarify the applicable land use regulations for urban growth boundary planning. A legislative committee hearing is expected to be held February 1. Linda Lynch and Pat Hocken attended  a local forum sponsored by the Governor’s Transportation Vision Panel, a year-long effort to make recommendations on […]

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State League holds Fall Workshop in Eugene A great time was had by all participants in this years Fall Workshop. A presentation was made by Codi Trudell, Deputy Director of Voting Services, on the Motor Voter Law. She helped us better understand the law and how it is being implemented.  Discussions were held on Voter […]

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