Category Archives: Policy Updates

We’re hustling in Salem and Portland City Hall to pass a bevy of beautiful policies. These policies will transform the way Oregonians interact with their democracy and live their lives. Here’s the running ticker of what’s new in the good fight.

We’re in the Give!Guide!

This year The Bus Project is participating in Willamette Week’s Give!Guide! It’s a fun and easy way to give back to organizations you care about, while getting some cool incentives back. To make things a little more interesting, our board member, … Continue reading

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Transitions at The Bus Project

Friends, I’m writing today with some bittersweet news. Our incredible Executive Director, Nikki Fisher, is leaving her position with the Bus to take on a new challenge. The board is excited to support Nikki’s transition and to begin our search … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Senate Bill 844 needs your support.

Got 60 seconds this afternoon? CAN YOU CALL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE AND ASK THEM TO SUPPORT SENATE BILL 844? As you’ve maybe read about in The Oregonian, (they’ve written about our bill twice this week!), the Bus Project’s push to expunge petty pot crimes has directly led … Continue reading

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Brewhaha Recap and Legislative Update!

We had a wonderful evening last Thursday to celebrate our #newmotorvoter victory and to talk about what lies ahead for voting enfranchisement for the Bus Project and our partner organizations. Tremendous thanks to Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward and Senator Michael Dembrow … Continue reading

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What’s this #newmotorvoter thing all about?

***EDIT: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 6th: CLICK HERE TO SIGN OUR PETITION IN SUPPORT OF #newmotorvoter**** #newmotorvoter As superfans of democracy and ardent supporters of any effort to get a ballot in the hand of every eligible Oregonian, we’ve been busy the last few … Continue reading

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Makin’ Laws: Update for March 4th, 2013

The legislature just wrapped up the first month of the 2013 session and we’re happy to say that with your help, Bus policy priorities have been moving along nicely. Because this is our first update like this, we’re going to … Continue reading

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