Statements we say are Half-True
"We’ve seen highway fatalities actually decrease in Colorado" since marijuana use was legalized.
"Since the governor took office, Oregon’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point in three years."
"Oregon school districts are directing 24 percent of their food budgets to purchase local foods. That’s the highest percentage in the country."
"400,000 Oregonians have gained access to health care" through the Affordable Care Act.
"Oregon and the federal government now have more than one million acres of burnt land and millions of trees are being left to rot."
"The middle class can be defined to include those with income between roughly $20,000 and $60,000."
"For the cost of $5 vanilla soy latte a day, you can get a sweet health insurance plan to match."
"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."
Says the U.S. national debt has tripled during Rep. Greg Walden’s time in Congress.
Says administrator salaries were increased, "but other school employees were left behind."
Says "between 6 and 20 bicycles can be parked in the space required by one car."
"Things like … having Friday classes have been shown to be very effective on college campuses" in reducing drinking.
Says "nearly half of Oregon's children are poor."
Portland Bureau of Transportation "barely break(s) even" ticketing motorists.
Says that in Curry County, "if you make a 911 call you’re likely to wait for an hour for a response."
Says "The idea of one casino per tribe is a false one."
Says we will pay the new chancellor "a basic salary of nearly $300,000 a year ... an amount that does not include the costs of this public employee’s benefits, perks and living expenses for a lavish house, an upscale car, a spending allowance, and fine dining almost every day on the taxpayer dollar."
Says "Studies show the average age of entry into prostitution is 12 to 14 years old."
Says Oak Grove is "one of the largest cities in Oregon" and is "the biggest city in Clackamas County and it's not a city."
Says "last year the graduation rate for our combined six-district footprint jumped 5.5 percent."
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