March 2016 Government & Community Relations Update

Federal Roundup: US House passes budget resolution; proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standard Act

March 31, 2016
The FY17 budget resolution was proposed on March 15 by the US House Budget Committee chair Paul Ryan (R-WI-1). While the budget resolution adheres to last year’s budget agreement, it also proposes deep cuts in nondefense discretionary spending in FY18 and beyond. The budget resolution functions as a blueprint to guide spending decisions by Congress in the appropriations process.
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RAIN Eugene celebrates third graduating class, prepares to move into new building downtown

March 31, 2016
More than 400 people attended the graduation of Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN) Eugene’s third class of startup companies this month. The graduation included the first "State of the Startup Ecosystem Address," and highlighted the interest around Oregon’s startups and the tech sectors.
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UO coordinates formation of Prison Education Committee

March 31, 2016
There are myriad examples of exciting and productive intersections between the university and all levels of government. One such example is the UO Prison Education Committee, which launched on March 17.
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UO's 2016 Legislative Recap

March 3, 2016
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Legislature adjourns

March 3, 2016
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