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Veterans First! No More 22 - RALLY at the Capitol!

Oregon State Capitol, Salem
900 Court St NE
Salem, OR 97301, US (map)



Veterans and active duty service members deserve adequate access to mental health care. While veterans only make up 10 percent of Oregon’s population, they make up nearly a quarter of all suicides. We are in the midst of a crisis, yet veterans are continually and consistently ignored.

It’s time to put veterans first. Senate Bill 1054 would temporarily waive a costly and time intensive roadblock that the Oregon Health Authority requires for all new psychiatric facilities. This requirement – obtaining a Certificate of Need – is just another roadblock that veterans must hurdle in order to receive the care they need.

Join us in supporting SB 1054 and let our elected officials know that veterans don’t need another barrier that prevents them from getting help – they need our support. Rally around veterans at the Capitol and make sure our voices are heard!

We welcome you and your family to stand up for the veteran community and hear from those that agree it’s time to put veterans first.

Bring your signs and energy to support Senate Bill 1054 and let’s make sure the Oregon Legislature knows it’s time to prioritize our veteran community!

For more information on the bill and how it will help our veteran and military community, see this op-ed written by Senator Brian Boquist: http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/05/oha_for_holding_hostages_colle.html

Keeping Our Promise PAC is a bi-partisan effort dedicated towards getting 5% of the net proceeds of the Oregon Lottery dedicated to veterans programs and services. Help us reach the ballot and ensure Oregon veterans know we're grateful for their service.