Statements we say are False

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."

Says "I worked with our Mayor and other commissioners to help save the school year when a budget crisis in Salem threatened to cut four weeks of the school year," including  negotiating with teachers to work for free.

Says "the No. 2 cause of death in the U.S. (for) women under 50 is being killed by their spouse or domestic partner."

"We have 395 inmates pushed into triple-bunked cells intended for two inmates and bunked in classrooms and areas supposed to be designated for inmate labor."

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