Statements we say are False
Says "Having organizations parading as being social welfare organizations and then being involved in the political combat harkens back to why the statute a hundred years ago said that they were prohibited."
Says that in 2007, "Oregon ranked 25th -- or 7th from the bottom -- in percentage of children with untreated decay compared to 32 other states with similar data."
Says "Every legislative district in the state has at least one craft brewery and countless home brewers."
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."
Says Oregon’s high minimum wage is the reason why "by 2011, Oregon's restaurants employed an average of only 13.8 workers, or 2.6 fewer employees than they did before the state's minimum wage began rising above the federal level in 1997."
Says, "The Democrats' proposed budget is also balanced by using more in new tax revenue than in total PERS reform or savings."
Says "If Oregon’s Legislature simply authorizes $450 million for the CRC, it will … leave Oregon holding the bag for a great deal more cost responsibility."
Says, "In the last four years we’ve cut $36 million in ongoing revenue."
Says she is a registered nurse.
The reason 29 states no longer have a death tax "is that the tax damaged their economic competitiveness."
Says "under Oregon law, girls from 15 years of age and up are given complete control over whether to be sterilized or not."
Clackamas County Commissioners "approved a re-negotiated agreement to lower the county’s contribution to TriMet’s Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail project to $19.9 million from $25 million."
Says library district would come "at no direct cost to the city budget."
Says Clackamas County Measure 3-401 "will hurt our county, cripple economic growth, and increase our taxes with excessive special elections."
Says, "Yet in Salem they have traditionally waited until the money is almost gone to pay for the most important things in our state’s budget."
Say "this biennium, liquor sales account for nearly $1 billion in the state budget."
Says "Oregon is one of only three states that allow the use of gillnets on inland waters."
Says the mayor’s job "is to make sure that if somebody is trying to build a set of water treatment plants to cure us from cryptosporidium we don’t have, we don't say yes even if CH2M Hill wants us to."
Says we could have saved ourselves the cost of building the Powell Butte water reservoir.
Says she is "saving ratepayers $6 million/year."
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