Alissa Keny-Guyer

House Passes Bill To Protect Immigrants Seeking Health Care

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Oregon lawmakers took swift action to help immigrants get health care and avoid getting ensnared by a new and widely criticized federal rule designed as a crackdown. 

Keny-Guyer to Try for Oregon Healthcare Dream Act for Immigrant Children

Legislative policy underway from Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer would extend healthcare coverage to 20,000 Oregon children who were brought here without federal approval. Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Heyward wants to require tobacco retailers to be licensed with the OLCC, just like alcohol and possibly, marijuana.

Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer, D-Portland, will make expanding healthcare to all Oregon children a top legislative priority, she told an audience at the State of Reform conference Wednesday at the Portland Hilton.

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