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Oregon’s Children Will Lose with GOP Health Care Bill

The following was published in the Statesman Journal on June 30, 2017. We’ve been hearing a lot about winners and losers these days. Yet, even as our kids on the baseball or soccer fields may be winning trophies, they are in imminent danger of losing something much...

Report: Oregon Lagging in Support of Children

The following was published by the Public News Service on June 13, 2017. Oregon has work to do to improve its support of children, a new report finds. The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual KIDS COUNT Data Book assesses states on key indicators of how children...

Legislature Should Work to Keep Children, Seniors in Safe Housing

The following was published in the Statesman Journal on June 6, 2017.    As lawmakers debate House Bill 2004A, we hope they keep in mind the importance of stable and affordable housing to our state’s children and seniors. AARP and Children First for Oregon are part of...