Defend Oregon’s accomplishments began with defeating Bill Sizemore’s destructive anti-school, anti-worker, and anti-service ballot measures. In response to the Great Recession, we led the unprecedented coalition that helped pass Measures 66 & 67 to fund schools and services. In November 2012, we successfully reformed the corporate kicker tax loophole and instead re-directed millions of dollars to education and defeated a proposed tax break for millionaires.
Our coalition works year-round to protect Oregon against attacks on our most vulnerable communities. These are Defend Oregon’s values: