American Heart Association
December 4, 2012 -- An advocacy coalition of healthcare and public health organizations is seeking legislative support next session on a proposal to spend Oregon’s share of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) funds on prevention and community based-health initiatives.
The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, signed by Oregon and 45 other states in 1998, was designed to help states recover some of the tobacco-related healthcare costs and to prevent tobacco from taking even more lives.
November 27, 2012 -- Representatives from leading public health and health care organizations have announced a new policy proposal for consideration in the 2013 legislative session.
November 12, 2010 -- Stephanie Tama-Sweet has become director of government relations for the American Heart Association in Oregon. Previously she was the public policy advocate with the Oregon Food Bank. She’ll continue her role as co-chair of the Human Services Coalition of Oregon.