OSU Arts and Education Complex is approved!

OSU Arts and Education Complex is approved!

We got some great news from Salem this week! On Monday, the State Legislature met in a special session and approved $35 million in bonding authority for the OSU Arts and Education Complex. This marks the culmination of the three years of advocacy and it wouldn’t have...
Beaver Caucus Legislative Session Recap

Beaver Caucus Legislative Session Recap

OSU COVID-19 Information: Oregon State University has added a link on the OSU homepage to a new page that provides detailed and up-to-date COVID-19 information. 2020 Legislative Recap By Bill Perry – Beaver Caucus President The 2020 Oregon Legislature adjourned...
Beaver Caucus Legislative Update: March 6

Beaver Caucus Legislative Update: March 6

March 6 Legislative Update by Jon Eames Late yesterday afternoon, the Speaker of the House, Tina Kotek, announced from the floor that the House will effectively end their work this legislative session.  Speaker Kotek, in an impassioned and emotional speech, announced...
Beaver Caucus Legislative Update: March 6

Beaver Caucus Legislative Update: March 3

March 3 Legislative Update by Jon Eames The Ways and Means Capital Construction Subcommittee just met to discuss the final budget bills, including those associated with funds for University capital expenditures. Both the Arts and Education Complex and the Student...
Beaver Caucus Legislative Update: Week 4

Beaver Caucus Legislative Update: Week 4

Katie Fast, OSU Government Relations Week 4 – February 28, 2020 Cap & Trade legislation continues to dominate the Oregon Legislature. On Monday, the Senate Ways & Means Committee passed SB 1530 to the floor. Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) added...