HHS and Veterans Committee Update -Week of February 12

Legislative Updates Shared at Monday, February 12th Meeting Highlights of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Veterans 2018 Session Bills and Committee Updates BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SB 1540: Abuse Investigations and Reporting; risk [...]

2018-02-16T14:51:23+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: Health & Human Services, Veterans|Tags: , , , , , |

Joint Meeting of AOC HHS, Veterans and Public Safety Steering Committees Covers Lots of Ground

Three AOC Steering Committees met jointly on January 8 during AOC Day. The impetus for the joint meeting was to increase awareness regarding the fact that much of AOC’s work crosses over “committee jurisdictional boundaries,” [...]

Federal Veterans Benefits for Oregon Increase By $111 Million in 2016

County Veteran Service Officers Get Results in 2016: Direct Payments to Oregon Veterans Increased by 8.7 percent from 2015 to 2016 According to new data released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (the federal [...]