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Strategy & Collaboration

2017 Legislative Session Resources

During each Legislative Session, the HECC presents to legislative committees and advises the Oregon Legislature and the Governor on topics of critical concern to Oregon higher education and workforce, working in close collaboration with campus leaders and partners.​​

Session Summary Materials

For a high-level overview of the postsecondary education budget, see the Fact Sheet below. 

For a longer comprehensive overview of key legislative investments and bills approved during Oregon’s 2017 Legislative Session, including bill descriptions, details on the 2015-17 biennial budget, capital investment information, and historical investment data, see the Legislative Summary. 

F​inally, for information on the investment and eligibility changes to the Oregon Promise see the following Fact Sheet: 

Additional summaries of featured legislative work can be found in the HECC Collaborations e-newsletter.​


Find Information on the Biennial Budget Process  

2017 Sponsored Legislation

Legislative Concepts

Testimony and Presentations

​Presentations below are a selection of overview presentations, and do not reflect all testimony of the HECC.

Presentations to the Joint Ways and Means, Education Subcommittee
Presentations to the House Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development

Staff Updates to the Commission

HECC staff regularly update the Commission on legislative activity at its public meetings. 

More information coming soon.