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MAR
08
2013

Week 4 – 2013 Legislative Session

According to Speaker Kotek’s office, “as of March 1st, nearly 2500 bills have been introduced in the House and Senate combined, with almost 1600 bills in the House alone.” This week students have been in Salem to work specifically on our budgets and governance reform. The
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FEB
22
2013

Week 3 – 2013 Legislative Session: Tuition Equity Passes the OR House!

This week OSA was focused on lobbying for all our bills with a special focus on finalizing our last few bills because the deadline for bill submission was 2/12/13. We also had a major victory this week when Tuition Equity passed the OR House 38-18-4! Budget: A Fight to Make
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FEB
15
2013

WEEK 2 – 2013 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

This week OSA had over 100 students in the capitol for various bills that would greatly impact students in public post-secondary education. Our primary focus is always around budgets and financial aid. OSA is working with the Treasurer’s office to move the Oregon Opportunity
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FEB
11
2013

Week 1 – 2013 Legislative Session

This was the 1st official week of the 2013 Legislative Session. The House and Senate convened at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 4th, and committees held public and informational hearings the first day. The Oregon Student Association was in the building all day every day this week.
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DEC
20
2012

December Work Days

Most students go home their first week of winter break, but that’s not true for the leaders of the Oregon Student Association. This week students from all across the state gathered in Salem for the final meeting of the 2011-2013 Legislature. Students from PSU, UO, EOU, WOU, SOU,
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