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2021 Oregon Legislative Session Summary

2021 Oregon Legislative Session Summary

by Jon Eames, Eames Consulting After what most consider one of the most challenging and strangest legislative sessions in Oregon’s history, the 2021 legislative session adjourned Sine Die in the early evening of Saturday, June 26. Not only were legislators, staff and...

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Top Legislative Issues

Public University Support Fund (PUSF)

Public University Support Fund (PUSF)

In the midst of a pandemic, Oregon faces tough economic choices despite unexpected stability in recent revenue forecasts. Investing in Oregon’s university students is critical to Oregon’s economic recovery. An investment of $900 million in the Public University...

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Reinvest in the OSU Statewide Public Service Programs

Reinvest in the OSU Statewide Public Service Programs

OSU’s statewide service programs, including the Extension Service, Agriculture Experiment Stations and Forest Research Laboratories, provide vital support and services to communities in every county in Oregon. During the 2021 legislative session, we will be seeking a...

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Crucial Phase II Updates to Cordley Hall

Crucial Phase II Updates to Cordley Hall

Cordley Hall is one of the largest teaching and lab buildings on the Corvallis campus and has not been comprehensively renovated in the 70 years since it was built. Cordley serves thousands of undergraduate students each year and provides lab space for important...

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