Archive for the Action Category

Housing

HOUSING Consensus 1978, 1991 Position: The League of Women Voters of Lane County supports a mix of housing types in all neighborhoods. The League urges that new areas be developed with housing of varying prices and styles and that developers of large new subdivisions be encouraged to

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Second Amendment Preservation Ordinances, cont

SAP ordinances have already been enacted in three Oregon counties: by the boards of commissioners in Wallowa County (2013) and Wheeler County (2015), and by initiative petition in Coos County (2015). In 2018, SAPs will be on the ballot in Lincoln, Columbia, Klamath, and Douglas Counties, but

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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

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ACTION ALERT: SJR 5

Important Campaign Finance Reform bill   LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF OREGON®   Governor Brown’s bill –  Senate Joint Resolution 5 (SJR5) is an important step in taking money out of politics. The League is supporting Common Cause Oregon in their efforts to move SJR 5, a bill that proposes an amendment

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