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We coordinate the University of Oregon's legislative and advocacy efforts at the federal, state, and local levels. We build and strengthen relationships with the UO's constituencies and encourage investment in and support for the university, its programs, and its initiatives.

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Government & Community Relations Blog

Duck at the Governor's Desk

Biden signs into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The bipartisan infrastructure bill provides $1.2 trillion over eight years for infrastructure improvements, including more than $500 billion for core infrastructure projects such as roads, broadband, and electric utilities improvements. Of note to the University of Oregon are the investments in broadband equity, wildfire risk reduction, and University Transportation Centers.

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Community Relations

President Schill and Mayor Piercy

Around the O Community Edition

Around the O Community Edition highlights the events and resources of the UO that matter to you: major events that impact campus neighbors, construction updates, news on important collaborations, and UO resources that you can enjoy as a community member.

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UO Advocates

UO Advocates: Join Us!

University of Oregon supporters have a new way to engage with federal, state and local elected officials about legislation that affects the university and students. UO Advocates is a new, one-stop-shop digital tool alumni across the state and nation can use to take action and ask elected officials to support the work the UO does to serve people and create tomorrow’s leaders. A new video featuring students and elected leaders highlights the importance of advocacy.