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Oregonians testify in support of Family Support and Family Networks during budget meeting

Emily Boerger | Jul 24, 2020 | Oregon

Oregon’s Joint Ways & Means Subcommittee on Human Services met Thursday to hear testimony on proposed budget cuts ahead of the Second Special Session planned for later this summer. During the meeting, 35 individuals offered feedback on the $180.3 million in human services cuts outlined in the state budget re-balance...[ Read More ]

House health committee discusses impacts of climate change on public health

Emily Boerger | Mar 4, 2020 | Oregon

Oregon’s House Committee on Health Care held an informational meeting Monday afternoon to discuss the impacts of climate change on public health. The meeting comes after a coalition of 500 Oregon health professionals and organizations signed the “Call to Action on Climate, Health, and Equity” last month.  The committee heard...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Retirements in the legislature, "What You Missed," John Kitzhaber

| Dec 12, 2019 | Oregon

2019 has been a big year for us at State of Reform.  We held our 8th annual conference in Portland, and now host State of Reform in 13 markets (crazy, right?)  More importantly, perhaps, we recently hired Madeline Shannon of The Newport News-Times to help us cover Oregon health policy...[ Read More ]

Oregon legislative retirements may shift the "political center of gravity" on health policy

| Dec 11, 2019 | Oregon

Tom Holt is the Managing Partner at The Holt Company, a Government and Public Affairs firm based in Portland, Oregon.  A growing list of Oregon legislative retirements may shift the political center of gravity on health policy to the House going into the 2021 Session.  At last count, 16 of the...[ Read More ]

2019 Oregon State of Reform Keynote: One on One; Sen. James Manning

Emily Boerger | Nov 22, 2019 | Oregon

Our Lunch Keynote session at the 2019 Oregon State of Reform Conference featured four unique leaders, approaching the challenge of health reform from diverse perspectives. Our host, DJ Wilson, sat down with these leaders where he asked forward-looking questions in hopes of leveraging their experience to better understand the road...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Salem insiders, Lessons from CCO 1.0, "One on One Conversations"

| Nov 7, 2019 | Oregon

Next week, we hold our 2019 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference, one of the state's largest, most important health care and health policy events on the calendar.  We'll have almost 400 folks in the room at the Hilton downtown, but it won't be quite the same without you! So,...[ Read More ]