June 28, 2012: Following the Supreme Court decision, Governor John Kitzhaber (D) voiced his intention to accept federal funding to provide health coverage for the uninsured. With a Democratic majority in the Senate, and the House split evenly, Oregon is leaning towards accepting this money.
Ways to Get Involved:
- To help lobby Oregon legislators, please email Sr. Mary Ellen at email@example.com .
- One page fact-sheet on eligibility, enrollment, and cost: http://www.cbpp.org/files/healthtoolkit2012/Oregon.pdf 
- In Oregon, if the state accepts the federal money, the ACA will cut the number of uninsured Oregonians by more than 51 percent. This figure is greater than the 47.6 percent reduction in uninsured that the nation as a whole would see: The Lund Report