Government Relations

The ONA Government Relations volunteers and staff advocate for the best working conditions for our members and the very best health care for our patients. Here you will find what actions they are working on and the most up-to-date information about the issues. If you have questions or want to get involved, please contact government relations here.

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2020 ONA Endorsements

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ONA’s Political Action Committees have endorsed many pro-nursing candidates based on a variety of factors including, voting record, support for nurse issues and overall alignment with ONA values and priorities.

Click here to learn more about the ONA-endorsed candidates  


2020 ONA Legislative Report

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Oregon's 35-day-long session short legislative session came to an abrupt end on Thursday March 5, three days before the constitutionally required end of session. This came after several weeks where legislative quorum was unable to be reached since the majority of Senate and House Republicans were not present to take votes.

Click here to read the full 2020 ONA Legislative Report


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