SB 187 passed the Senate this morning with 30 aye votes! Very pleased to support the critical work of detecting vision issues early and helping kids achieve their highest academic potential. Many thanks to Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation for their continued advocacy for school children across the state! ... See MoreSee Less
Identifying vision issues helps kids learn and be successful in school. This bill invests in vision screening for Oregon's youth. Arnie Roblan co-sponsored the bill and Richard Devlin carried it on th...
Today wraps up National Nurses Week, an important reminder to thank the hardworking healthcare providers in our state. Nurses play a critical role in keeping Oregonians healthy and educated, and I am proud to stand with nurses to increase access to healthcare. Please join me in thanking the nurses who keep our communities safe and healthy! ... See MoreSee Less
For years I have been a strong proponent of vision and hearing screening for young children. Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation does remarkable work in schools across the state to detect vision problems and provide low cost eye glasses for those in need. I am honored to have been recognized with the Lions' Helen Keller award, and appreciate to their continued advocacy for Oregonians across the state. ... See MoreSee Less