Oregon senator to propose new school vaccine policy

Oregon senator to propose new school vaccine policy

StatesmanJournal.com March 11, 2015 By Saerom Yoo Oregon legislators are backing off a proposal that would have made it tougher for school children to opt out of vaccinations. Instead, Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward said Wednesday she will propose a different policy that would encourage more school children to get vaccinated but continue to allow nonmedical …

Coalition Applauds Oregon Senate for Dropping Senate Bill 442

Coalition Applauds Oregon Senate for Dropping Senate Bill 442

For Immediate Release March 11, 2015 Coalition Applauds Oregon Senate for dropping Senate Bill 442 PORTLAND, Ore—Today, an email from Senator Elizabeth Steiner-Hayward’s (D—Beaverton) chief of staff confirmed that the senator, who was also the chief sponsor of Senate Bill 442, will no longer pursue the legislation. “We are thankful to Senator …

Coalition of over 2,000 Oregonians forms to stop Senate Bill

Coalition of over 2,000 Oregonians forms to stop Senate Bill

For Immediate Release March 3, 2015 For More Information: Rebecca Tweed (503) 860.6033 PORTLAND, Ore—Last week, a large grassroots effort came together to form a coalition in opposition of Senate Bill 442-3, the controversial legislation regarding Oregon’s vaccination laws introduced in the Senate Committee on Heath Care in February. The non-partisan …