Statements we say are False
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."
Rob Cornilles has been endorsed by 20 local mayors, including Independent, Democratic and Republican.
"I also voted 98 percent of the time with Republicans in the Oregon Legislature."
I differed with my party on business legislation, on consumer protection, and on free trade agreements.
Says Suzanne Bonamici "supports the $500 billion cut to Medicare passed last year."
Says "the City of Portland alone has 84 public relation representatives on payroll which cost taxpayers over $6.2 million (a year)."
Says Measure 3-386 will cost a fortune for elections while Measure 3-388 will cost less.
Says "Many people I’ve talked to are angry that because of City Hall inaction we may have to spend a needless $500 million to cover and treat our pure drinking water."
Says "We do about 300 investigations a year into housing discrimination and in recent years have put about $150,000 of damages into the pockets of individuals who have been treated unfairly."
Says that three of these five Republicans -- Ben Westlund, Rob Patridge, Max Williams, Lane Shetterly, Lynn Lundquist -- later became Democrats.
Says Oregon state employees received a "catch-up" pay raise in 1981 -- just two years after they agreed not to take a raise in exchange for a retirement benefit.
"As the Democrats finally maxed out their government spending credit card Monday, Kurt Schrader continued to stand with his party leaders in failing to offer any viable long-term solution."
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