Statements we say are Half-True
Says "tax revenues are the lowest they have been since World War II."
Ben Unger supported a 15 percent property tax increase on Oregon seniors.
Says it will cost $220 per square foot in hard construction costs to rebuild Portland Public high schools.
Says Measures 82 and 83 authorize just one more casino.
Says "Bruce Starr voted to throw 6,000 Oregonians off unemployment."
"This ban will only apply to Oregon commercial fishermen. Washington commercial fishermen would still be allowed to use gillnets on the Columbia River."
Unemployment among Oregon high school graduates aged 18 to 20 increased more than 200 percent from 2008 to 2011, while the U.S. average increased only 30 percent.
The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project has created 1,525 direct jobs as of June 11, 2012.
Says "I am happy to decline PERS so that the County can save over $68,000 over a four year term that would have been paid on my behalf."
Says "Amanda Fritz publicly claimed to be endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon, both on her website and in the voter’s guide."
Says more than 8,000 people have supported her campaign as volunteers, donors and advisors and endorsers.
Says Ellen Rosenblum "has said over and over again that this is a job where 80 percent of the job is being the government’s lawyer."
Says "today unemployment has been running near 12 percent or more for the last four years" and the Legislature hasn’t done much to lower it.
"However, it took $19.5 million in Oregon Lottery funds for the Port of Newport to eventually land the new NOAA Marine Operations Center-Pacific."
"While 9,000 state employees were added to the state’s payroll, Oregon’s revenue forecasts dropped by more than $4 billion."
Says "traffic fatalities have fallen dramatically, even as population has risen. You are more likely to stay alive biking, walking and driving around Portland than you were before" he took over the Portland Bureau of Transportation.
Says "there are homes for sale on and around (Oswego Lake) right now for under $150,000 that anyone is welcome to buy."
In the 2011 legislative session, DEQ's budget was cut 18.5 percent — a disproportionate cut compared to other natural resource agencies.
Suzanne Bonamici supports a plan that will cut choice for Medicare Advantage seniors.
"Oregon’s per capita income is 9 percent below the national average and getting worse. This is a state that’s actually getting poorer."
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