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Government Relations Update This update includes information about: Turnover in the legislature OSU Priorities for the 2018 short session November Legislative Days Longer term priorities leading into the 2019-21 biennial cycle Staffing changes in OSU Government Relations Turnover in the legislature Events since July have led to a number of changes in the membership… Continue reading
With the adjournment of the 2017 legislative session last Friday afternoon, this issue provides a summary of the session, including: The big picture and a prognosis for the next year; How OSUs legislative priorities fared; Other bills that captured our attention and time; and Acknowledgements for all the help we received over the last seven… Continue reading
This issue provides an update and summary of some of the major budget decisions affecting Oregons public universities. Last week when the Governor and House and Senate leaders announced they could not reach an agreement on revenue reform this session, both chambers started moving pell-mell for the exits, with the hope to adjourn well before… Continue reading
This report provides a summary of recent actions and proposals on a wide range of issues, including a rundown of some key bills under consideration as the legislature gradually nears it July 10 deadline for adjournment. As the legislature nears adjournment, leaders are taking a number of steps to speed things up. On Monday, Senate… Continue reading
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This report provides a summary of recent actions and proposals on a wide range of issues, including revenue reform, a comprehensive transportation package, and the sale of the Elliott Forest. It also provides a rundown of some key bills under consideration as the legislature nears another deadline for committee consideration of bills. The Mega… Continue reading