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APR
03
2017

Capitol Update

Priority Issues   Cultural Competency HB 2864 The association has been focusing much of its legislative capacity towards cultural competency in the last couple weeks. We have been working with the Universities and community colleges on agreeing on a cost for the components
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MAR
14
2017

Capitol Update

Capitol Update   Priority Issues Cultural Competency HB 2864 Since the hearing a couple weeks ago, OSA staff and Lobby Corps have been following up work with a variety of stakeholders to make sure we are addressing questions and concerns. We are looking to have a work session
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MAR
07
2017

Capitol Update

Capitol Update In the past couple of weeks we have had a number of successful hearings on our priority issues and also a few key votes taken. Please see updates below:   Priority Issues Cultural Competency HB 2864 Hearing was held March 2nd, work session to be scheduled soon
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FEB
22
2017

Lobby Day & Capitol Update

Priority Issues update   In the past couple of weeks, students have been able to make progress on all of our priority issues: Cultural Competency HB 2864 Hearing date for early March is being finalized Some language is still being finalized End Profiling HB 2355 Hearing date for
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FEB
13
2017

2017 Lobby Day

Click here for the 2017 lobby day debrief form!
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FEB
06
2017

Capitol Update

Capitol Update 2/6 The first week of session has started in full swing for students and our priority issues. This past week, the Oregon Student Association Lobby Corps team had to balance defending attacks on students and pushing our issues forward. Here are some highlights from
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FEB
16
2016

Mid-Session Update 2016

General Update The Oregon Student Association started off the session with a successful lobby day. Since then, Students have been in the building every day testifying and lobbying on our priority issues. This short session has been an extremely busy one, as members debate the
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FEB
10
2016

#GiveUsTheBallot

By Mario Parker Milligan, Executive Director of the Oregon Student Association and Nikki Fisher, Executive Director of the Oregon Bus Project In Oregon, we modernized our voting system to allow for online voter registration, vote by mail, and when there are limitations, it’s been
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JUL
07
2015

A Great Session for Oregon College Students!

This has been a great legislative session for Oregon college students! We have passed ALL of our top priority policy bills! We have had huge wins and it was all because of the amazing organizing and advocacy work students did this session. Thank you for all your hard work!!
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MAY
04
2015

Mid-Session Policy Update 2015

Oregon Students, The legislative session is now half way through and Oregon Students have a lot to show for it.  All of our top priority legislative policies are alive and moving, several 2nd chamber hearings are scheduled for the coming weeks and most of our 2nd priority bills
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