Statements we say are Half-True

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."

Says constitutional amendment would "help to stop unfair, double taxation on real estate."

Say "in November 2010, voters overwhelmingly supported the idea of creating a (library) district."

Suzanne Bonamici votes with her party a partisan 98 percent of the time.

Says 25 percent of Oregonians oppose the death penalty.

Says the federal stimulus program was ineffective because "the number of jobs has actually decreased by 18,300 through July 2011."

Says "Clackamas County has more urban renewal debt than all the other Oregon counties combined."

Says she helped lead the launch of curbside recycling.

Says "of the 2,000 Portland households in the year-long (composting) pilot, 87 percent of participants reported being satisfied with the overall system."

The Medford Water Commission was fined $279,000 for dumping plain drinking water into a stream.

"The Public Employee Retirement System is making more millionaires than the Oregon state lottery."

Per-student K-12 state funding for Portland Public Schools has dipped from $6,036 in the 2007-2008 school year to $5,644 in the 2010-2011 school year

Multnomah County has faced "11 straight years" of cuts

Says city of Portland has a one-time $22 million surplus

Says Oregon recyclers can't recycle plastic bags

Oregon Health Plan rations "covered procedures under certain circumstances"

Says "there is a plan formulated by Chair (Lynn) Peterson and the cities in Clackamas County to further increase this fee in three years and split it up on projects between the county and cities."

"Oregon, once again, remains among the top five hungriest states in the nation."

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