08 Oct 2016

Right to try (House Bill 2300):

HB 2300 gives terminally ill patients in Oregon the right to try medical treatments that haven’t been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The

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08 Oct 2016

Personal injury protection (Senate Bill 411):

SB 411 changes laws on uninsured motorist coverage and personal injury protection coverage. The law allows drivers injured in a crash to apply their uninsured

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08 Oct 2016

Wage transparency (House Bill 2007):

HB 2007 makes it illegal for an employer to discipline its employees for inquiring about the wages of other workers or disclosing their own wage

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08 Oct 2016

 Expanded access to birth control (House Bill 2879 and House Bill 3343):

HB 2879 and HB 3343 expand access to birth control for Oregonian women. The New York Times called the bills “groundbreaking.” The first bill provides a

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08 Oct 2016

Ban the box (House Bill 3025):

HB 3025 bans employers from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history prior to interviewing them. (There’s an exception if getting the job requires a criminal

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08 Oct 2016

Motor voter (House Bill 2177):

HB 2177 changes Oregon’s voter registration system from opt-in to opt-out. When someone eligible to vote gets or renews a driver’s license, they will automatically be registered

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08 Oct 2016

 Paid sick leave (Senate Bill 454):

SB 454 mandates that employers with more than 10 employees provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per year to each worker. Oregon is only

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