Local Resolution Details
Successful local resolutions
City of Portland (10/19/16) – The Portland city commissioners unanimously passed a resolution saying, “The Portland City Council encourages the Oregon Legislature to create a transparent public process for designing a system of affordable health care for families, businesses, and society.” More information can be found HERE (which includes a link to the text of the resolution) and the hearing can be watched HERE. The text of the resolution can be found HERE.
City of Ashland (11/8/16) – In the November 2016 election, 87% of Ashland voters said yes to the question (measure 15-154), “Shall Ashland voters encourage the 2017 Oregon Legislature to design an improved comprehensive health care system for Oregon?” More information can be found HERE.
City of Corvallis (11/8/16) – In the November 2016 election, 75% of Corvallis voters said yes to the question (measure 2-95), “Shall the Oregon legislature, through a public process, develop a health care system that serves all Oregonians?” More information can be found HERE. A Fact Sheet prepared by Mike Huntington for the use of canvassers can be found HERE.
City of Silverton (3/13/17) – City Council urges the Oregon legislature, in the 2019 session, to refer to the voters a measure creating an equitable, comprehensive, affordable, high quality, publicly funded health care system serving everyone in Oregon. The system should be transparent and accountable, involve meaningful public participation, and be affordable for families, businesses, and society. A copy of the resolution is available HERE.
City of Eugene (4/19/17) – Eugene passed (6 to 1) a resolution saying, “The Eugene City Council urges the Oregon legislature, in the 2017 session, to create a transparent public process to design a healthcare system that provides timely access to comprehensive health care for all Oregon residents with equitable access, ensures choice of providers, has effective cost controls, and has a focus on preventative care. The process should begin with information and recommendations from the study authorized by HB 2828 from the 2015 legislative session, which investigated the financing system to best meet the criteria described in chapter 712, Oregon laws 2013. The proposed system should be affordable for families, businesses, and society, and should be enacted or referred to the voters in a timely manner.” A full copy of the resolution can be found HERE,
City of Talent (5/17/17) – A Resolution to support cost-effective high qualitry health care for all Oregonians. See copy of Resolution text HERE.
City of Milwaukie (10/3/17) – I'm proud to let you know that Milwaukie City Council unanimously passed a strong resolution supporting universal health care: .The City of Milwaukie urges the Governor and the Oregon State Legislature to provide equitable, comprehensive, affordable, high quality, publicly funded, universal health care coverage serving everyone in Oregon, in a manner that is transparent and accountable, involves meaningful public participation, and is affordable to families, businesses, and society. A copy of the resolution and accompanying fact sheet is available HERE. -- Mark Gamba Mayor of Milwaukie.