Category: Action Alerts, Climate Change

Get the Facts on Climate Stability and Justice Act

THE PROBLEM: Oregonians are paying the costs of climate impacts, while polluting remains free and clean energy jobs under-developed… THE SOLUTION: Fully account for the … Read More

Campaign Finance Reform in Sight with SJR 5

The League of Women Voters of Oregon urges Oregonians to take action on SJR 5. Governor Brown’s bill – Senate Joint Resolution 5 (SJR5) is an … Read More

UPDATE: HB 3470 Work Session CARRIED OVER TO MAY 28 on Climate Stability and Justice Act 2015

We need you to act now! to assist in achieving an affirmative vote on this Climate Stability and Justice Act – a Carbon Cap and … Read More

Common-Sense Gun Safety Legislation Passes in Oregon

On the afternoon of May 11th, 2015, Governor Brown officially signed into law SB 941, the Oregon Firearms Safety Act. SB 941 signals an important step … Read More

Crucial Moment for Sensible Gun Legislation in Oregon: Act Now!

ACTION ALERT:  House Rules Committee Hearing on SB 941 UPDATE:  April 22, 1:00 pm to 10:00 p.m.*, Oregon State Capitol Building Background:  Last week, the … Read More

Support your community! Take Action on Criminal Justice

April 15, 2015 TO:  LWVOR Board and Local League Presidents FROM:  Karen Nibler, LWVOR Social Policy Coordinator ACTION NEEDED:  The Joint Ways and Means Public … Read More

Act on Climate Stability!

We need you to act now to assist in achieving an affirmative vote on this Climate Stability and Justice Act – a Carbon Cap and … Read More

New Motor Voter Bill Becomes Law

New Motor Voter Act FAQ’s On March 16, 2015, Oregon began paving the path to 100% Voter Registration. With the passing of the new “Motor … Read More

Take Action for Gun Safety

LWVOR is a member of the Oregon Alliance for Gun Safety. Please email your legislators to ask them to pass life-saving gun background checks legislation … Read More

Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Meets Veto

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama quietly and without fanfare vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill that had previously passed both the House and Senate earlier … Read More