July 2018 Government & Community Relations Update

Oregon congressional delegation supports funding for NEH and NEA by rejecting amendment

July 20, 2018
On July 19, a bipartisan group of the U.S. House of Representatives, including all five members of the Oregon delegation, voted 297 to 114 to reject an amendment to the Interior appropriations bill that would have cut the budgets of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) by 15% or nearly $23 million.

UO researcher influences federal quantum physics legislation

July 10, 2018
This article first appeared in Around the O on July 4. A call to action by a UO professor has helped catalyze bipartisan legislation recently introduced in Washington, D.C.