This is Martha Perez, reporting to you live from the New Ambridge Center, where tonight a packed audience listened to a panel of speakers discuss the issue of healthcare reform, from the perspective of medical doctors and/both insurance. A resource fair preceded the lecture, and included affiliated organizations such as: Americans for Prosperity, Cascade Policy Institute, Oregon 912 Chapter of Lake Oswego, Taxpayers Association of Oregon, the GOP for Oregon state, as well as GOP from Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties. Also present, was the effort to recall Mayor Sam Adams. Various other petitions, opposing the current HB 2009 (Healthcare Reform - State of OR), legislation that was passed earlier this year in Salem, circulated.
I've just been informed by organizers, that a signature gathering event will be taking place on Monday, September 7th at Pioneer Courthouse Square, starting at 5pm. The purpose of the event is to address certain tax referendums and/both organize several actions to stop tax increases, while also holding elected officials accountable. This event is sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, FreedomWorks, Oregon 912 Project and Concerned Oregonians. For more information, the flyer says to visit: www.OregonTeaParty.com
Reporting to you from NE Portland, this is Martha Perez, General Political Activist/Healthcare Researcher.