Action Alert
07 06 14

Stop Oregon from Spending $7 Million to Fund Oil and Coal Trains

Oregon should not spend $7 million dollars on subsidize coal export projects and crude-by-rail terminals that endanger the Columbia River and Oregon communities.   Ask the Governor  to deny ConnectOregon V transportation grant applications that would facilitate those developments. Connect Oregon is a $42 million expenditure for multi-model transportation projects. it’s supposed…

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Action Alert
06 14 14

Support the Equal Rights Amendment Ballot Initiative

To download a petition supporting the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) ballot measure, visit voteera.org Q. Why do we need an ERA in our Oregon Constitution? A. Because the Oregon Constitution was written in 1857, ratified in 1859 it never prevented women from being discriminated against.Even though the Article I, Section 20…

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Action Alert
05 29 14

Stop Polluting Oil Trains in the Columbia Gorge

Email Governor Kitzhaber  and ask him to stop Polluting Oil Trains from moving through the Columbia Gorge. The Northwest could soon be seeing rail shipments of more than 850,000 barrels of crude oil per day, more than the quantity that would flow through the Keystone XL pipeline.  In Oregon and Washington, 11 refineries…

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Action Alert
05 20 14

It’s time for Oregon to be a climate change leader

From the 8 hour work day to the bottle bill, from land use planning and public access to the beaches, Oregon has been a leader in progressive policy. The Oregon Climate Declaration’s goal is 100,000 Oregonians signing on to help make Oregon a national model in responding to climate change.…

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Action Alert
05 13 14

Elizabeth Furse for Washington County Commission District 4

Washington County’s balance of vibrant communities, productive farmland, and spectacular open spaces make this an amazing place to live, work, and play. But our county government has succumbed to the pressures of outside interests and has lost touch with our priorities and the communities we have built together. Luckily, we have…

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Action Alert
05 09 14

Allen Amabisca for Washington County Chair

You have an opportunity to change the priorities of Washington County. The current County Chair, Andy Duyck, has been on the Board for 20 years.  Career politicians tend to become more comfortable and less creative the longer they’re in that position.  It’s time for a change at the top. You deserve someone…

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Action Alert
05 09 14

Vote no on Measure 26-156

Portland has some of the best water anywhere, and all across our city, people are standing up to defend it. Dozens of community organizations that you know and trust are helping to get the word out: Portlanders MUST reject this risky and dangerous takeover of our water and sewer system.…

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Action Alert
05 09 14

Vote Savas and Bernard for Clackamas County Commissioners

In 2012, John Ludlow and Tootie Smith were elected to the Clackamas County Commission. They had earlier led the campaign to vote down Clackamas County’s contribution to the Sellwood Bridge replacement, which was to be financed by a $5 annual increase in automobile registration fees.They also opposed Oregon’s land-use planning…

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Action Alert
05 02 14

Replace Sherry Hall as Clackamas County Clerk

In Oregon, elections are supervised by County Clerks. It is critically important for our democratic process that our Clerks are competent and politically neutral. In the May 20 primary, Sherry Hall is running for re-election as Clackamas County Clerk. During her 12-year tenure, her office has made numerous mistakes and has sometimes…

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