Cedric Hayden for Oregon

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State Representative, 7th District

Posted By on Oct 15, 2018 in Campaign | 0 comments

Occupational Background: Dentist, small business owner, Rancher Educational Background: Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Missouri – Kansas City Prior Governmental Experience: Medical/Dental Contractor – Oregon Department of Human Services Legislative Committees: Vice-Chair House Healthcare Committee, member of House Committee on Early Childhood and Family Services; Ways & Means Subcommittee on Human Services. Family: Married to wife Julie, dad of five great kids A proven leader for Lane & Douglas Counties Promoting a Robust Economy: Cedric draws upon his experience as a business owner and job-creator, voting for legislation to provide a stable economy and against legislation that puts an undue burden on small local, and family businesses. Expanding Access to Healthcare: Dr. Hayden founded Caring Hands Worldwide, a non-profit providing dental care to low-income families and veterans. As Vice-Chair of the Healthcare Committee, Cedric took a stand against inequitable healthcare taxes. He passed legislation to improve access to mental health, primary and preventative care. Developing Anti-Poverty Programs: Cedric believes supporting those who need help with basic human needs like housing, food security, and employment lifts people out of poverty. Cedric has passed bills allowing parents to set aside money in ABLE Accounts for their disabled children. He’s also working on a pilot program to help low-income families access benefits like daycare and other tax credits monthly, instead of once a year on their tax returns. Supporting Our Troops: Cedric sponsored and voted YES to expand the Oregon Promise to high school students who join the National Guard. He sponsored a bill to restore $2.5 million-dollars in tuition assistance for all Oregon Guard servicemen and women. Trusted Organizations Trust Cedric Hayden! Oregon Foster Families First PAC Oregon Chiefs of Police Association Oregon Farm Bureau Federation National Federation of Independent Business/ORPAC Oregonians for Food and Shelter...

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Thank You For Your Service

Thank You For Your Service

Posted By on Mar 29, 2016 in 2015 Session, Campaign, Government Reform, Healthcare, Life & Family, Uncategorized | 0 comments

On Easter Weekend the Mobile Dental Unit of Caring Hands Worldwide swung into action to serve Veterans at the Fall Creek Event Center. Veterans attending were served a substantial breakfast before rotating to the dental stations.  Services offered included examinations, x-rays, cleanings, fillings and extractions, as well as Life Style Counseling.  The veterans, who represented branches of service including the Marines, Navy, Airforce and Army ranged in age from 27 to 67, came from Oakridge, Springfield, Eugene, Lane Community College, and the University of Oregon. Many thanks to the 27 individuals who provided the care, including dentists and hygienists, dental assistants,  students, cooks,  and other community volunteers. This and other similar free dental clinics are made possible by the passage of House Bill 3139 which allows the placement and operation of mobile dental clinics on private property for up to 180 days a year, a bill introduced and sponsored by Representative Cedric Hayden. Our heartfelt appreciation goes out to all those who have protected our Nation and Freedoms in the service of our Country.  Thank...

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