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Cultural Advocacy Coalition 2015 Legislative Report

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2015 Legislative Report On July 6, 2015, at 6:04 p.m. the 79th Session of the Oregon Legislature adjourned “Sine Die.” Over the 155 days of the session, the 90 elected members of the Oregon Legislative Assembly convened the 2015 Legislative Session amid uncertainty around the strength of the Oregon economy, a looming Supreme Court decision regarding the PERS reforms adopted by the legislature in 2014 and investigations into possible misconduct by Governor John Kitzhaber and First Lady Cylvia Hayes. Eleven days after the start of session, Governor Kitzhaber announced his resignation and five days later Secretary of State Kate Brown was sworn in as Oregon’s 38th Governor. While most pundits expected chaos and a rough leadership transition to ensue, Governor Brown moved quickly to solidify her leadership team and to partner with Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate President Peter Courtney.

Culture in the 2015 Legislative Session

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On the Veranda Annual Art Show & Auction to Benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center

On the Veranda Friday, July 26 from 7 – 9 pm Veranda Park 1641 Veranda Park Drive, Medford, Oregon

You are cordially invited to a show and auction of art created by the children of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County at Veranda Park in Medford. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Please support this amazing non profit organization putting art to work on behalf of some of the most vulnerable in our community – children recovering from the trauma of abuse.