Healthy Homes (HB 2842)Healthy Homes would help low-income communities make repairs and updates on older homes, helping to improve indoor air quality, save money on heating/cooling, and make homes more energy efficient.
The Oregon Energy Affordability Act (HB 2475) The Oregon Energy Affordability Act would help make energy bills more affordable by providing protection from rate increases, especially for low-income households who spend a large portion of their income on energy needs.
Equity and Climate in Land Use (HB2488): A bill to incorporate environmental justice, equity and climate goals into our statewide land use planning goals, to be introduced by Representatives Power and Helm and Senator Golden, Frederick, Manning and Dembrow.
Right to Repair (HB2698): Requires original equipment manufacturer to make available to owner of originated equipment or independent repair provider on fair and reasonable terms any part, tool, documentation or other device or implement that original equipment manufacturer makes available to authorized repair provider for purpose of diagnosing, maintaining or repairing originated equipment.
With half the federal discretionary budget going to the war economy ($889 billion for FY2024), we think it is time to move at least some of those funds to fund real human needs, like healthcare, education, elimination of student and other debt, affordable housing. Here are 4 pieces of Congressional legislation which will help us do that. Not sure who your Federal senators and/or representative are? Bottom of the flyer has a link to help you find them.