Senator Alan Bates Honored

SALEM, Ore. – State Senator Alan Bates will receive a distinguished honor next month.

Bates, and 10 other colleagues are being honored with the Statesman of the Year Award for their role in improving Oregon’s health care system.

Senator Bates advocated for a more open and transparent process to help small businesses purchase affordable healthcare.

The award is from the Oregon Business Association and will be presented to the winners on October 12th.