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Julie in the News

Read about Julie's legislative accomplishments, her work in the community, and her campaign.

April 17, 2018

Oregonians for Organ Donation: HB 4019 Encourages Organ Donations

"One of the most rewarding aspects of my role as a state representative has been connecting people, especially young people, with their government and showing them that they can help make change happen."

March 13, 2018

State Must Ensure Workers are Equipped for the Future

"Our public policy choices must foster the development of a workforce that is equipped to succeed in the economy of the future."

February 02, 2018

Oregon Lawmakers Move to Ease Scrubbing of Racist Provisions

“The goal is to make sure that all Oregonians can feel welcome in their homes.”

January 22, 2018

"State Representative Julie Fahey, of House District 14 — which includes West Eugene, Bethel and Junction City — also spoke at the pre-march rally."

January 11, 2018

“There is no doubt that the way we structure health care in this country is not working. It’s broken.”

December 03, 2017

“Measure 101 sponsor State Representative, Julie Fahey, is optimistic about the turnout.

'I think people are really excited and engaged for Measure 101,' said Fahey. 'Healthcare in general has been a really significant topic of discussion with everything that's been going on at the federal level.' ”

July 23, 2017

“She says she felt her biggest success was keeping the state mental hospital in Junction City open after it was proposed to be closed. Other topics included the environment, education and housing. Fahey says she plans to have more constituent coffees and host a business round table in the near future.”

July 18, 2017

“Four Oregon lawmakers representing south Willamette Valley districts — Sens. Lee Beyer, D-Springfield, and Floyd Prozanski, D-Eugene, and Reps. Julie Fahey, D-­Eugene, and Cedric Hayden, R-Roseburg — touched on the successes and failures of the 2017 session during a panel discussion at The Register-Guard on Monday evening.”

July 02, 2017

“The amount of money a person makes should not determine their access to health care,” [Fahey] said. “Health care is a basic human right.”

June 13, 2017

“The State’s Joint Ways and Means Committee Tuesday voted to preserve funding for the Oregon State Hospital in Junction City. [...] State Representative Julie Fahey says the funding comes from a $550 million hospital provider tax, which she says was heavily negotiated with the hospital industry. Fahey is hopeful the 100-bed facility in Junction City will stay open, serving the state’s mentally ill.”

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