In the run-up to the Nov. 8 gubernatorial election, AARP Oregon is presenting a series of issue-oriented online town halls, featuring topics important to those 50-plus. The state office will share with gubernatorial candidates the concerns that emerge from the 75-minute sessions.
AARP Oregon advocated on behalf of its more than 500,000 Oregon members during the short February 2022 session. With revenues surging, there were significant dollars allocated to workforce, housing, health care, transportation, childcare and education. We appreciate all the work of our AARP Oregon Legislative Advocacy Volunteer team as well as elected officials, and look forward to working with AARP members across the state to address issues that affect Oregonians 50+ and their families.
AARP Oregon Staff and volunteers will be at the state capitol this year working on legislation that is important to people 50+ and their families. Join our email list by clicking here to receive advocacy updates so you can get involved.
As the election season heats up, AARP Oregon is asking members what questions they’d like to hear gubernatorial candidates answer on camera. AARP will use some of the questions in a video voter guide for the governor’s race.
Next month, Oregonians will be asked to cast their votes for new elected leaders, as well as to weigh in on important issues facing our state and our communities. One of these important issues will be presented on your ballot as Measure 97. Some of you may already be familiar with this ballot measure because it has generated considerable controversy throughout the state, and has been widely reported on by the media and in advertising spots by various interest groups, since it was included on the ballot.
Election Day is less than one month away, but soon Oregonians who are registered to vote can start mailing in or dropping off their ballots. AARP Oregon asked all the candidates for Oregon Governor three questions about issues relevant to our members and all Oregonians: retirement security, transportation/mobility options, and support for caregivers. We also asked all the candidates for Oregon Treasurer the question about retirement security.