Approval by the state Senate would put a proposed constitutional amendment enshrining the right to health care on the ballot for Oregon voters in November. Uncertainties about how costs can be underwritten will remain.
The progressive activist compiled an impressive record in California and local politics—from 18 years in the state Capitol to a variety of community crusades. Even shelter animals benefited from his work.
While most voters’ attention is on the presidential primary and national-level races, it’s the legislative election that matters to the most powerful political force in the Golden State—big business.