Jun 20, 2016

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Out-of-state oil companies and their allies spend big money in Oregon politics, trying to influence lawmakers to defeat clean energy policies. These huge corporations are putting their profits ahead of the people who live here and the climate we need to protect to keep enjoying our way of life.

Common Cause Oregon, along with many helpful partners, has put together a report on exactly which politicians in Oregon raked in the most money from polluters and how those same politicians voted on clean energy.

All this week, Common Cause is naming names and connecting the dots to follow the money.

You're invited to see who is on their list and what tactics out-of-state oil companies are using to stop progress toward a clean energy economy in Oregon.


EUGENE

Date: June 21st
Time: 6:30 pm--8:00 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm)
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church in Eugene
Address: 1685 W. 13th Ave, Eugene, 97402

Panel:
Commissioner Pete Sorenson--Lane County Commission
Lisa Arkin--Executive Director, Beyond Toxics
Angela Crowley-Koch--Government Relations Director, Oregon Environmental Council
Daniel Lewkow--Political Director, Common Cause Oregon

Moderator:
Linda Lynch--President, League of Women Voters of Lane County


BEND

Date: June 22nd
Time: 7:00 pm--8:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Location: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon
Address: 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd Bend 97703

Panel:
Nikki Roemmer--Central Oregon Regional Director, Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Mike Riley--Executive Director, The Environmental Center
Daniel Lewkow--Political Director, Common Cause Oregon
David Nelson--Communications Coordinator, Central Oregon Move to Amend

Moderator:
Moe Carrick--Founder and Principal, Moementum Inc.


ASHLAND

Date: June 23rd
Time: 7:00 pm--8:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Location: Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Address: 87 4th St, Ashland, 97520

Panel:
Representative Peter Buckley--Oregon House District 5
David Hyde--Lead Organizer, Move to Amend
Lee Lull--Southern Oregon Climate Action Now
Daniel Lewkow--Political Director, Common Cause Oregon

Moderator:
Jeff Golden--Host, Immense Possibilities on Southern Oregon Public Television


PORTLAND

Date: June 27th
Time: 7:00 pm--8:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Location: First Unitarian Church of Portland
Address: Buchan Building, 1226 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205

Panel:
Nick Abraham--Editor, Oil Check NW
Angela Crowley-Koch--Government Relations Director, The Oregon Environmental Council
Nikki Fisher--Executive Director, The Bus Project
Daniel Lewkow--Political Director, Common Cause Oregon

Moderator:
Jefferson Smith--Host, Thank You Democracy on XRAY.fm


BEAVERTON

Date: June 29th
Time: 7:00 pm-8:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Location: St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church
Address: 12405 SW Butner Rd, Beaverton, 97005

Panel:
Nick Abraham--Editor, Oil Check NW
Angela Crowley-Koch--Government Relations Director, The Oregon Environmental Council
David Delk--President, Alliance for Democracy
Daniel Lewkow--Political Director, Common Cause Oregon

Moderator:
Amira Streeter--Chair, The Columbia Network of the Sierra Club