State Policy

Oregon State Capitol

Contact: Patti Whitney-Wise

Executive Director

Email, (503) 595-5501, Ext. 302

Mar. 17

Join us for a screening of A Place At The Table this Thursday, March 20

PHFO and the Master Gardeners Association present "A Place At The Table" 

Mar. 14

PHFO statement on prioritizing of SNAP benefits

In response to Governor Kitzhaber’s March 12 direction to state agencies to continue the "Heat and Eat” program

Oregon's government has a role in ending hunger.

Our state legislature plays a significant role in setting policies and funding public structures that affect hunger in our state.

You play a role too! Want to get involved? Add your voice to the conversation, and help shape Oregon's anti-hunger policies.

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Apr. 1

TANF overview

The prosperity of our state depends on the health and well being of the next generation.

Sep. 19

Legislative Session Wrap-Up Reports

Read highlights from previous Oregon state legislative sessions.

Feb. 4

Congressional Poverty Scorecards

 The Poverty Scorecard rates every member of Congress on how they voted on anti-poverty legislation. From the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.