Oregon Center for Public Policy

No Real Progress Against Food Insecurity

Despite a growing economy and declining unemployment, Oregon has made little, if any, progress in reducing the share of Oregonians struggling to put food on the table,

OCPP Says Thank You and Farewell to Chuck Sheketoff

Chuck Sheketoff, a leading voice for social and economic justice in Oregon, has stepped down as executive director of the Oregon Center for Public Policy, the organization he helped found more than 20 years ago.

A Victory for 1 Million Oregonians

Today, voters protected over 1 million of our neighbors whose health care hung in the balance. With today’s vote, Oregonians made clear they do not want to go backwards on health insurance coverage. Now, we must look forward.

Uninsured Despite the Mandate

The Lund Report

Low-income Oregonians are expected to make up the bulk of the state’s population who still won’t have health insurance despite the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that they do so. Getting them covered is a priority for the goal of health insurance for all Oregonians.

We're All in This Together to Help 440,000 Uninsured Oregonians

The Lund Report
Statement by OCPP policy analyst Janet Bauer on today's Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act

June 28, 2012 -- The Supreme Court decision is a victory for all Oregonians. Oregon can continue to move forward with confidence with its plans to reach 440,000 uninsured Oregonians mainly through the Oregon Health Plan and a new health insurance exchange for individuals and small businesses.

The Affordable Care Act is a promise to Americans and Oregonians that we're all in this together. After today's ruling, we remain together.

 

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