• September 2023 Legislative Update

    “We need to let our young people know that one pill can kill” Gov. Tina Kotek at a news conference regarding the recent death of a Roosevelt high school student from … Continue reading September 2023 Legislative Update

  • April 21, 2023 Legislative Updates

    Dear OCEP Members,We are at the midpoint of the long Oregon legislative session and I am happy to report we have not only made significant strides in furthering bills that … Continue reading April 21, 2023 Legislative Updates

  • September 2022 Legislative Update

    Katy King, Government Relations Director The Oregon Chapter of ACEP celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year! The list of 50 Reasons to Celebrate OCEP includes a number of legislative and … Continue reading September 2022 Legislative Update

  • OCEP Celebrates 50 Years

    Fifty Reasons to Celebrate OCEP

  • June 2022 Legislative Update

    “You can’t be what you can’t see.” Former Gov. Barbara Roberts about being a role model for female candidates In this newsletter: 2022 Primary Election: Women win! Quarterly Revenue Forecast: … Continue reading June 2022 Legislative Update

  • 2022 Workplace Violence Survey

    During our pursuit of support for HB 4142 legislation, we shared stories from our members of workplace threats on nurses, physicians, and other ED team members. Sometimes these threats escalate … Continue reading 2022 Workplace Violence Survey

  • 2022 Legislative Session Final Report

    “I guess we’re here doing a reverse Shakespeare. We’re not here to bury the Senate president; we’re here to praise him.” Sen. Michael Dembrow, D-Portland, talking about kudos for Sen. … Continue reading 2022 Legislative Session Final Report

  • OR-ACEP & OENA – Joint press release on HB 4142A

    For immediate release – March 7th 2022 OR-ACEP Contact: KatyKing01@gmail.com OENA Contact: govaffairs@oregon-ena.org A bill to prevent violence against health care workers fails. Emergency physicians and nurses say immediate solutions … Continue reading OR-ACEP & OENA – Joint press release on HB 4142A