School Safety, Veterans, and St. Thomas Students!

Updates from Senator Tim Knopp.

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Oregon Senate Passes Measure to Support Rural Veterans

Salem, OR – The Oregon State Senate passed House Joint Memorial 14-A today with a vote of 28-0. This memorial urges Congress and the U.S. Veterans' Administration to release information regarding the Patient-Centered Community Care Program (PC3). Many are concerned that veterans from rural areas are not receiving the care they need from the PC3 program. By passing HJM 14-A, the Oregon Senate is demanding to know why.

To read the full press release, click here.

St. Thomas Academy at the Capitol!

Fourth and Fifth graders from St. Thomas Academy in Redmond visited the Capitol Wednesday! Below is a picture of us meeting together in the Senate Gallery.

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School Safety Bill Garners Bipartisan Support

Salem, OR – On Tuesday, Senator Tim Knopp (R-Bend) carried HB 2661-A on the Senate floor. This school safety bill provides that school drills and instruction on safety threats include lockdown, lockout, shelter in place, and evacuation procedures with tsunami drills required only in tsunami hazard zones. 

To read the full press release, click here.

Throwback Thursday! #tbt

My dad, Bill Knopp, and I before my eighth grade graduation in 1980.

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Best Regards,


Senator Tim Knopp 
Senate District 27

email: I phone: 503-986-1727
address: 900 Court St NE, S-309, Salem, OR, 97301