From: Tom Sincic

Subject: HOPE Amendment for Universal Access Passes House

Date: February 14, 2018

Oregon House Passes HOPE Amendment

HOPE Amendment HJR 203 moves forward.

Yesterday, with a 35-25 vote in the Oregon House, health care as a fundamenal right took another step forward. Watch the debate and vote beginning at 56:25:

Statewide HCAO supporters continue to provide strong leadership and advocay in partnership with the Oregon Nurses Association which has made this its top priority.Thank you ONA.

The bill moves to the Senate. We need you to act now. Contact your State Senator and tell them to vote for HJR 203.

While this vote on HOPE is another step foward in achieving universal access to care, the path to victory is paved by the love of our members and donors.

On this Valentines Day show your love for a healthier and just future and become a member for only $30 per year or a sustaining member for only $10/month, HCAO will have the resources it needs to sustain its statewide organizing efforts. We need to add just 75 more sustainers this month.

If you are already a member, we thank you. If not, will you please join today so we can continue to build our path together. With your support we can get the HOPE Amendment voted by the entire Oregon Legislature and then to the voters of Oregon.

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Tom Sincic, HCAO President