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Bill to protect coastal communities, local jobs and pristine beaches now heads to governor's desk.

A bill that extends Oregon’s moratorium on offshore drilling for ten more years passed the Oregon Senate today with a vote of 22-8.

The Oregon League of Conservation Voters endorses Will Rasmussen in race to replace Scott Bruun

Portland, OR—The Oregon League of Conservation Voters has endorsed Will Rasmussen in the race for the House District 37 seat.

Rasmussen works as an attorney with a focus on land-use issues. He has already gained the support of some of Oregon’s key conservation leaders like Rep. Jules Bailey (D-Portland) and Oregon Attorney General John Kroger.

OLCV Education Fund, OLCV's sister organization, administers a number of programs that help citizens learn how to make real changes in their community--like improving the quality of their water and air and protecting neighborhoods, farmland, and wildlife.

This month, OLCV Education Fund invites you to Campaigning to Win 2010.

Experience a compelling, nonpartisan campaign training, designed to teach critical organizing skills to citizens who care about the environment and want to engage in effective, winning campaigns.

RSVP by TONIGHT to join a conversation with Oregon's Speaker of the House Dave Hunt and Oregon State Senator Chris Edwards about protecting our children from the toxic chemical Bisphenol A (BPA).

When: This Wednesday (Feb. 10) at 7 p.m.

Bill to protect coastal communities, local jobs and pristine beaches now heads to Senate

OLCV Education Fund, OLCV's sister organization, administers a number of programs that help citizens learn how to make real changes in their community--like improving the quality of their water and air and protecting neighborhoods, farmland, and wildlife.

OLCV endorsed Charter will be discussed February 18

On February 18, 7 p.m., the League of Women Voters will host a public forum to discuss the proposed Home Rule Charter, measure 24-292, which will be on the May 18 ballot for Marion County voters. OLCV endorsed the proposed Marion County Charter Initiative in December.

The 2010 Special Session of the Oregon Legislature is now underway.

The Oregon Conservation Network will be working in Salem all month to ensure that our elected leaders make the environment a prioirity. More than 40 of Oregon’s leading environmental groups will join forces to pass three bills, which will protect Oregon’s children, build livable communities and preserve Oregon’s coastal legacy.

More than 40 groups will work together to protect Oregon's natural legacy

The Oregon Conservation Network has announced its Priorities for a Healthy Oregon for the 2010 Special Session of the Oregon Legislature, which starts Monday. More than 40 of Oregon’s leading environmental groups will join forces to pass three bills, which will protect Oregon’s children, build livable communities and preserve Oregon’s coastal legacy.

Measures 66 and 67 pass! 

Huge volunteer effort helps preserve critical programs.

Oregonians across the state have spoken:

Schools, healthcare, environmental programs and economic growth in Oregon are too important to sacrifice. Ballot Measures 66 and 67 will help preserve critical programs at a time when the state has been facing a serious fiscal crisis.

Oregon League of Conservation Voters | 133 SW 2nd Ave., Ste. 200 | Portland, OR 97204 |  Phone: 503-224-4011 | Fax: 503-224-1548