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Dec152015
Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon Endorses Kate Brown for Governor

Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon today announced its endorsement of Kate Brown for election as Governor in 2016.

"Kate Brown is a steadfast and effective champion of women's rights and empowerment. She combines an unwavering commitment to reproductive freedom with keen policy insight and a collaborative, caring approach to leadership," said Kamala Shugar of Eugene, Board Chair of Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon.

"Oregonians are fortunate to have leaders like Kate Brown who understand that when women succeed, Oregon ...

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Nov92015
Use It or Lose It!

Did you know that you can make a donation to Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon…at no cost to you?

It’s true! Every year, the Oregon Political Tax Credit allows taxpaying Oregonians to give $50 per person or $100 per couple to a PAC and receive this amount back at tax time. In other words, the state gives you a $50 gift to donate to the political cause of your choice. It’s a full 100% credit, not a ...

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Jun102015
Governor Kate Brown will Sign Landmark Birth Control Expansion

Oregon Governor Kate Brown will sign House Bill 3343 at a ceremony scheduled for 1:45pm Thursday, June 11th at the State Capitol. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, which introduced the measure, will be available for interviews, along with women's health champion legislators and allied organizations.

The law will make Oregon the first state in the nation to require health insurance companies to give a year's supply of the pill, the patch or the ring at the same ...

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Jun82015
Oregon Passes Landmark Bill to Protect Patient Privacy in Insurance Communications

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon today praised the Oregon Senate for passing a landmark bill to protect patient privacy.

House Bill 2758 allows patients to ask insurance carriers to send communications directly to the member receiving services, not the primary policyholder. Unwanted disclosure of health information through insurance communications affects all people enrolled as a dependent in a health plan, especially minors and young adults insured on their parents' plan, survivors of domestic abuse and individuals seeking mental health care ...

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Jun22015
Oregon Will Be First State to Guarantee 12-month Birth Control Access

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon today praised the Oregon Senate for unanimously passing a landmark bill to expand birth control access.

House Bill 3343 guarantees access for women to a full 12-month supply of contraception at one time. Dispensing a one-year supply of birth control is associated with a 30 percent reduction in the odds of conceiving an unplanned pregnancy compared with dispensing for 30 or 90 days.

The bill passed the House of Representatives last month with a 55-2 ...

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