Action Alert
01 04 16

Protect Our Waterways!

Protect Our Waterways! A Canadian fossil-fuels company wants to export fracked gas across more than 400 waterways in Southern Oregon, and the Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) is poised to let them do it! DSL has clear authority to deny permits that would damage the conservation and pub

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12 15 15

Oregon Families are Leaving Millions on the Table

Oregon Families are Leaving Millions on the Table! Of all working families nationwide, Oregon families are the least likely to claim the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) - a tax credit that helps low-income households make ends meet. About a quarter of eligible Oregon working families do

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Action Alert
12 08 15

December 12th – March for Climate Justice

*December 12th - March for Climate Justice* Donate $20 Today [ https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LHB9XB24QHCCW ] FROM OUR FRIENDS AT 350PDX.ORG: December 12th, the day after the UN Paris Climate Talks end, people all across the world

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12 01 15

Congress Must Pass Klamath Basin Water Agreement Now

Congress Must Pass Klamath Basin Water Agreement Now Donate $20 Today [ https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LHB9XB24QHCCW ] After decades of fighting, the major stakeholders in the Klamath River basin have developed a water-sharing agreement. But it m

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Action Alert
11 24 15

Things We Are Thankful For In 2015

Things We Are Thankful For In 2015 Many Progressive Successes to Be Proud Of As we enter Thanksgiving week, it seems like the perfect time to reflect on the last 11 months in Oregon politics--and in particular, on the progressive achievements enacted in our state since the start of the ye

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11 12 15

Fighting Climate Change One House at a Time

Oregon Anything But "Passive" in Energy-Efficient Housing Innovation Local architects, builders, and officials take steps to fight climate change one house at a time While we usually cover housing issues [ http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/50847/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=1274951 ]

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Action Alert
10 29 15

Support Portland’s Resolution against Oil Trains!

Support Portland's Resolution against Oil Trains! On November 4, the Portland City Council will consider a resolution to protect us from dangerous oil trains rolling through our region. Here's two ways you can be part of this critical moment: 1.) Attend the Portland City Council meeting on

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Action Alert
09 26 15

Remember the Smoky Air This Summer

*Remember the Smoky Air This Summer* Can We Learn to Handle the Heat of Forest Fires? Donate $20 Today [ https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LHB9XB24QHCCW ] Did you cancel a hike or bike ride this summer as fires burned through the No

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Action Alert
09 03 15

No Giant Gas Facility in an Earthquake Zone

No Giant Gas Facility in an earthquake zone Call Governor Brown: No Giant Gas Facility in an earthquake zone Donate $20 Today [ https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LHB9XB24QHCCW ] Oregon State geologist Chris Goldfinger estimates that

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