The Department of Human Services will host a stakeholder/partner meeting regarding the 2017-19 budget and other topics on Friday, April 29th. DHS Director Clyde Saiki and members of the DHS Executive Team will share a brief presentation on the current status of the agency and where they are going in the next year.
There will be two meetings on the 29th:
April 29th. 8:30 am - 10 am. Human Services Building (500 Summer Street NE, Room 137 ABC)
April 29th. 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm. Human Services Building (500 Summer Street NE, Room 137 ABC).
There is a conference call option for those not able to attend in person:
Dial in: 1-888-636-3807. Access Code 229664.
Please RSVP to DHS.DirectorsOffice@dhsoha.state.or.us if you plan to attend in person.
May Interim Legislative Committee Days
The Oregon Legislature will hold May Legislative Committee Days Interim Legislative Committee Days allow an opportunity for interim committees to meet and hold hearings on topics of interest to the Legislature as a preview for the 2017 Legislative session, hold informational hearings on topics of interest and vet concepts and ideas for legislation. You can look at the Committee Schedule for May Committee Days (May 23, 24, 25) HERE. The agendas will be posted on the Committee Agenda Online page on the legislative website as they become available. You can bookmark the webpage HERE.
Older Americans Act Reauthorized
O4AD is pleased to report that the Older Americans Act has been reauthorized. The Older Americans Act is important legislation that provides services and supports for all older adults to remain in their home and/or community. The Act authorizes critical services including meals programs, job training, senior center support, caregiver support and elder justice programs. The reauthorization is only for three years but passed with bipartisan support.
You can read the OAA language HERE.Thank you to everyone who helped in advocating for this important bill!
O4AD End of Session Report
You can access O4AD's 2016 End of Session report via our website at http://www.o4ad.org or by clicking HERE.
Don't Forget to VOTE!
Oregon's primary election day is May 17, 2016. The last day to request an absentee ballot is May 12. Don't forget to get your ballot in and let our vote count! For more information on elections, visit the Secretary of State's website at: http://sos.oregon.gov/voting/Pages/voteinor.aspx.
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