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Government Relations

What We Do

We guide ODOT's participation in state and federal legislative efforts and intergovernmental relationships with tribal governments to positively advance ODOT's mission and values for the benefit of all Oregonians.


President Obama signed into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act. The FAST Act reauthorizes federal surface transportation policy and funding through 2020. The five-year funding act is the first long-term federal reauthorization in over a decade. The FAST Act modestly increases transportation funding to ODOT and to local governments in Oregon.

​Grant Opportunties

The federal government offers grants to states for transportation projects. We post these opportunities whenever they are available.Sign up for email notifications to get the latest news.

Lindsay Baker
Government Relations Manager
503-986-3444 o
503-877-7019 m

Amy Joyce
Legislative Liaison
503-986-3644 o
503-508-6915 m

Legislative Coordinator
503-986-3443 o
503-949-4975 m

Nick Herrera
Legislative Coordinator
503-986-3109 o
503-931-7561 m

Legislative Coordinator
503-986-3422 o
503-457-3335 m

Federal Affairs Advisor
503-986-3448 o
971-273-9519 m

John Baker
Transportation Analyst/Economist
503-986-3445 o

HB 2017 Implementation Project Manager
503-986-3495 o
503-708-9143 m
Phil "PK" Kase
Performance Management Chief
503-986-3248 o

Morgan Harrington
Government Relations Administrative Support
503-986-2840 o
o = Office
m = Mobile

HB 2017 Funding by Legislative District

Please note: These infographics were created in August 2017 after the legislation was passed. They represent a snapshot in time. The information may not be current. For the latest information on HB 2017 (Keep Oregon Moving), visit our main Keep Oregon Moving page.


ODOT Building 

Contact Us


Government Relations Section

Oregon Department of Transportation

355 Capitol St. NE, MS11

Salem, OR 97301

(503) 986-2840

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