An unfortunate roll of the dice
"We don’t show people playing these games. We don’t show them winning playing the video lottery games."
Not quite home with that range
"The middle class can be defined to include those with income between roughly $20,000 and $60,000."
A somewhat healthy claim
"For the cost of $5 vanilla soy latte a day, you can get a sweet health insurance plan to match."
The answer is all in the question
"American voters remain steadfast in their support for immigration reform with a path to citizenship, with more than 70 percent who want to see reform passed this year."
Earmarked for inaccuracy
There were "$2 billion in earmarks in fiscal year 2012."
Not all the federal employees were furloughed.
Says "nearly 30,000" federal employees in Oregon were furloughed during the government shutdown.
Court said so!
"In fiscal year 2011-2012, 4,191 abortions were paid for by taxpayers via the Oregon Health Plan."
In the CRC project area, not on the bridge.
"More than 400 car crashes occur each year on the current, congested Columbia River Bridge."
There are some indications Friday classes help, but no controled studies
"Things like … having Friday classes have been shown to be very effective on college campuses" in reducing drinking.
How does one define 'work?'
"7 out of 10 Oregon families living in poverty have at least one parent who works."
Steepest declines were in the 90s
"Over the past twenty years, the number of homicides committed with a firearm in the United States has decreased by nearly 40 percent. The number of other crimes involving the use of a firearm has also plummeted, declining by nearly 70 percent."
Special sessions cost quite a bit less than the regular variety.
Says every day of a special session costs taxpayers $40,000.
Latest is 45 percent of Oregon students in Oregon state universities
Half of Oregon university students are on Pell Grants.
Does he think the Oregon House is chopped liver?
Says "your Legislative Assembly was within one vote of enacting each of those bills into Oregon law."
Depends on the definition of "poor"
Says "nearly half of Oregon's children are poor."
It's the average debt -- for those who have debt.
Says "in Oregon today, the average debt upon college graduation is more than $24,000."
Just below 5 percent, which is still fairly high.
Says "nearly 29,000 Oregonians — almost 5 percent of all homeowners — are 90 days or more delinquent on their mortgage."
Ours is the most expanisve, but we're not alone.
Says Oregon’s political tax credit is something "every state should have and no other state does."
Maybe more, maybe less, maybe not until next day of business
Says that in Curry County, "if you make a 911 call you’re likely to wait for an hour for a response."
Legislator miscounted, but says larger point remains
Says "the mandate is 71 times that a child’s body will be injected with a disease" for immunizations.