Twenty million bucks off the mark
"Residents could have received nearly $48M for Local Schools, Fire District, Sheriff’s Dept. and Social Services."
Property taxes would be cut in half
Says Damascus’ disincorporation would produce "NO significant tax savings."
It was another councilor's baby
Says, "Carl proposed a 'windfall' tax on real estate development when he was a Metro Councilor."
For-profit company, public school
Says Julie Parrish "voted to divert $160 million from public schools to private for-profit schools."
Owed taxes, doesn't own a fat cat pad
"Newgard owed more than $13,000 for unpaid taxes on his $1 million Milwaukie apartment complex."
No link between elections and tax increases
Says Clackamas County Measure 3-401 "will hurt our county, cripple economic growth, and increase our taxes with excessive special elections."
Bus service was on its way out before he took office
Says "As Mayor of Wilsonville, I drove TriMet out of town and replaced their bloated transit system with our own local bus line that offers better service and has saved our businesses millions of dollars."
It's more plausible than the $120,000 originally claimed
Says "I am happy to decline PERS so that the County can save over $68,000 over a four year term that would have been paid on my behalf."
As a never-been member, he can
Says he "is the only candidate in the race for Clackamas County Chair who will refuse to join the Public Employees Retirement System."
County-wide, neighborhood-wide, doesn't matter in a general election
Says Measure 3-386 will cost a fortune for elections while Measure 3-388 will cost less.
Only if you ignore all those cities inside counties
Says "Clackamas County has more urban renewal debt than all the other Oregon counties combined."
Nobody knows that for sure
If the Sellwood Bridge is not replaced, it will have to be shut down within eight years.
Not quite yet.
Says "there is a plan formulated by Chair (Lynn) Peterson and the cities in Clackamas County to further increase this fee in three years and split it up on projects between the county and cities."
No evidence of harassment but he did trespass
Says Steve Spinnett has court judgments against him for trespass and harassment.