Women Democrats holding program on measures
The Willamette Women Democrats will kick off their monthly programs Sept. 10 with Battle at the Ballot Box, a discussion of three of seven measures Oregon voters will decide in the Nov. 4 election.
Measures to be discussed are the Oregon Safe Driver Law and drivers cards for people who cant prove they are documented; the Oregon Opportunity Initiative to create a constitutionally dedicated investment fund to increase student aid grants; and the Top-Two Primary Initiative, which would create open primaries in Oregon.
The program will be take place from 4 to 6 p.m. at Oswego Lake Country Club, 20 Iron Mountain Blvd. in Lake Oswego.
Lupita Maurer, a member of the State Commission on Hispanic Affairs, will discuss the Oregon Safe Driver Law, a measure that was passed by the Oregon Legislature this spring and has been referred to the voters.
State Rep. Tobias Read, D-27, who serves as Majority Whip in the Oregon House, will speak on the Oregon Opportunity Initiative. Speaking on the Top-Two Primary Initiative will be former state Rep. Ben Unger, newly appointed director of Our Oregon, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting for economic and social fairness for all Oregonians.
The public is invited to learn about these important ballot measures. Cost for members is $12, and its $15 for nonmembers. Light refreshments will be served. For reservations, call CM Bookkeeping at 503-656-4445 or email email@example.com by Sept. 8.Add a comment