Statements we say are False

Says "nearly 30,000" federal employees in Oregon were furloughed during the government shutdown.

Says "we are going to sell this house and use the proceeds to stabilize rates."

"More than 400 car crashes occur each year on the current, congested Columbia River Bridge."

Says every day of a special session costs taxpayers $40,000.

Says "your Legislative Assembly was within one vote of enacting each of those bills into Oregon law."

Says Oregon’s political tax credit is something "every state should have and no other state does."

Says HJM 20 "was the only bill not assigned to a House committee."

Says "the mandate is 71 times that a child’s body will be injected with a disease" for immunizations.

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."

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