The numbers are off the mark
"Economic inequality in Multnomah County has a face -- and a name. It has 90,000 faces and names -- the number of county residents who are still unemployed, or underemployed, in the wake of the 2008 Wall Street crash."
For the most part, not a bridge too far
"When Deborah took office, the (Sellwood Bridge) project had languished for years, with only $11 million in funds. With her leadership the remaining funding was secured that got the project moving forward."
A little research could have gone a long way
Jules Bailey "was instrumental in creating the Business Energy Tax Credit that let companies like Wal-Mart profit by $11 million while costing the Oregon general fund $33 million."
Unfair comparison, but Multnomah Co. does have better cavity numbers than rest of Oregon
Says "If you compare the Portland Metro area to the CDC’s statewide cavity rates ... the Portland Metro area would actually rank as having the 15th lowest cavity rate in the U.S."
Most recent numbers say "yes."
Says the Multnomah County Library system "is the second busiest in the nation."
Current bridge is crazy bad for non-drivers
"There is no reason to allocate 60 percent of bridge space to satisfy two percent of all travelers."
He co-sponsored legislation to regulate abortion clinics
Says Matt Wand has sided with anti-choice activists "to restrict access to reproductive health care services."
Fewest hours on average and by main branch.
Says Multnomah County libraries "are open 44 hours per week … the lowest of any library in the four-county region."
The math bears them out
Says "the typical homeowner will pay $4 more per month" if library district passes.
2009 measure meant to save money
Laurie Monnes Anderson "voted to let violent criminals out of jail early."
License expired in 2009
Says she is a registered nurse.
It would cost the city at least $7 million
Says library district would come "at no direct cost to the city budget."
Gulping all the way
Says "Your kid just ate 16 packs of sugar."
A technical change isn't necessarily support.
Say "in November 2010, voters overwhelmingly supported the idea of creating a (library) district."
Too much to swallow
Multnomah County’s food action plan "clearly plans to disrupt the free market system in terms of food choices making it harder and more expensive for many residents to eat their food of choice."
The type of cuts where the budget keeps growing
Multnomah County has faced "11 straight years" of cuts
Not a stretch, just flat-out false
Say Matt Wand cut Troutdale police, created a slush fund for himself.
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