1000 Friends' Legislative Guide to the 2009 Legislature

1000 Friends of Oregon's Guide to the 2009 Legislature available

1000 Friends of Oregon's Guide to the 2009 Legislature includes vital information on:

- in depth articles on our legislative priorities;

- how to be an effective citizen activist;

- legislative committee assignments;

- contact information for the Governor and legislators.

Click here to download our legislative guide (pdf).

Don and Traute Moore: building a winemaking legacy

Alyson Marchi-Young
Wed, 12/27/2017 - 12:00pm

In the late 1980’s Oregon’s wine industry was still in its infancy. In Southern Oregon there were only a handful of wineries when Don and Traute Moore started planting their vineyards. “When we came to this work, we knew nothing about planting grapes” mused Don. But through trial and error, testing, learning, adaptation, and a dedicated crew by their sides, the Moore’s persisted and have become a regional powerhouse for wine.

Protecting Gimpl Hill: a community comes together

Hilliary Giglio
Sat, 07/01/2017 (All day)

What would you do if someone tried to pave 133 acres of forest habitat and family vineyards in your rural community for 19 sprawling residential lots? 
 
Bob Cattoche called 1000 Friends of Oregon.
 

Oregon Farmers Grow Community

Greg Holmes
Thu, 12/21/2017 - 2:00pm

We’ve been hearing the statistics for years—about how Oregon agriculture is responsible for over $5.7 billion in sales, how it is connected to over $50 billion a year in economic activity, and how 1 in 8 jobs in Oregon is dependent in some way on agriculture.

Housing Supply: a critical piece of the housing puzzle

Mary Kyle McCurdy
Tue, 12/26/2017 - 12:30pm

Oregon’s towns and cities have not been building housing at nearly the pace the population has been growing and changing, and therefore we now have both a housing supply and a choice of housing types that is significantly out of step with need.  This is a major contributor to our statewide housing shortage and unaffordability.  Now the Oregon State Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) has put numbers to this -

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  • A Brief Housing Retrospective: 1000 Friends and Goal 10

    Madeline Kovacs
    Tue, 12/26/2017 - 12:00pm

     

    Portland for Everyone’s local fight for zoning reforms and affordable housing is partly the result of a statewide failure to successfully implement Goal 10.

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