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Legislative Update on HB 3412


Posted on June 22, 2017

Many bills are "stuck" in Joint Committee on Ways and Means and what we need do is pressure the following folks

House Representative Tina Kotek
503-986-1200
Rep.TinaKotek@state.or.us

Senate President Peter Courtney
503-986-1600
sen.petercourtney@oregonlegislature.gov

Senator Richard Devlin
503-986-1719
Sen.RichardDevlin@oregonlegislature.gov

Representative Nancy...
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Legislative Alert on HB 3412


Posted on June 16, 2017

Just an update on a legislative bill similar to LEAD-K; except it is called Taskforce on Assessment of Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing


Many bills are "stuck" in Joint Committee on Ways and Means and what we need do is pressure the following folks

House Representative Tina Kotek
503-986-1200
Rep.TinaKotek@state.or.us

Senate President Peter Courtney
503-986-1600
sen.petercourtney@oregonlegislature.gov

Senator Richard Devlin...
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Legislative Alert on HB 2392


Posted on June 16, 2017


Hi all,


We are nearing the end of the legislative session. It is critical we make a final push on our bill. A new target is Chairs Nathanson and Devlin.


Urgent Action needed to Support Access to Sound for Children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing

HB 2392 fixes loopholes in the current hearing aid insurance requirement for private insurers. Current statute only covers hearing aids. If passed, HB 2392 will require health insurance to cover cochlear, assistive hearing devices (such as FM/DM), on-going hearing evaluations, fitting procedures and so much more....
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Please share widely with your networks -

The Oregon Health Policy Board is accepting applications for membership on the Health Equity Committee. Applications are due by July 14th. See attached application with detailed instructions and who to contact with questions.

Thank you,

Beth Sanders (she, her, hers)

Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator

OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY

Office of Equity and Inclusion

elizabeth.c.sanders@state.or.us

Desk: 971-673-1288

Cell: 503-754-1613

...
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Class of 2017 at OSD


Posted on June 11, 2017

List of Class of 2017 graduates at Oregon School for the Deaf

Read more: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/education/2017/06/10/class-20...


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Clackamas Fire District #1 received a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) for the Apartment Inspection Program. A section of the grant is for the purchase of hearing impaired smoke alarms for eligible residents of Clackamas Fire District #1 living in multi-family housing. Multi-family housing is considered any building with three or more units, to include attached condominiums and townhouses that receive annual inspections from the fire department. These plug in/battery back-up strobe smoke alarms are being offered to people with qualified disabilities under...
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ACTION ALERT! CALL or EMAIL these four legislators to PUSH the bills out. Tell Sen. Devlin, Rep. Nathanson, Rep. Kotel and Sen. Courtney to push SB 1018, SB 1023, SB 829, HB 3412, and HB 3415 out to floor for vote! House Representative Tina Kotek503-986-1200Rep.TinaKotek@state.or.us Senate President Peter Courtney503-986-1600sen.petercourtney@oregonlegislature.gov Senator Richard Devlin503-986-1719Sen.RichardDevlin@...
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