Walkers aren't much safer these days
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.
Maybe a condo -- but not on the lake.
Says "there are homes for sale on and around (Oswego Lake) right now for under $150,000 that anyone is welcome to buy."
But it's fair to say Natural Resources has been hit hard
Oregon Environmental Council-Oregon Business Association
In the 2011 legislative session, DEQ's budget was cut 18.5 percent — a disproportionate cut compared to other natural resource agencies.
Maybe it will, maybe it won't, one thing's for sure, this is a scare tactic
Suzanne Bonamici supports a plan that will cut choice for Medicare Advantage seniors.
Number's right, meaning's relative
"Oregon’s per capita income is 9 percent below the national average and getting worse. This is a state that’s actually getting poorer."
There’s no double tax to stop -- at least not yet
Yes on 79
Says constitutional amendment would "help to stop unfair, double taxation on real estate."
A technical change isn't necessarily support.
Judy Shiprack and Diane McKeel
Say "in November 2010, voters overwhelmingly supported the idea of creating a (library) district."
Right number, missing meaning
Suzanne Bonamici votes with her party a partisan 98 percent of the time.
His numbers are a decade old
Says 25 percent of Oregonians oppose the death penalty.
The numbers are hard but the connection and conclusion that Walden offers is less than solid.
Says the federal stimulus program was ineffective because "the number of jobs has actually decreased by 18,300 through July 2011."
Only if you ignore all those cities inside counties
Says "Clackamas County has more urban renewal debt than all the other Oregon counties combined."
She was the bureau director in charge
Says she helped lead the launch of curbside recycling.
Only 20 percent of the participants gave feedback
Says "of the 2,000 Portland households in the year-long (composting) pilot, 87 percent of participants reported being satisfied with the overall system."
Chlorinated, fish-killing water, that is
The Medford Water Commission was fined $279,000 for dumping plain drinking water into a stream.
But for one you have to work 30 years
"The Public Employee Retirement System is making more millionaires than the Oregon state lottery."
Only if you don't include stimulus money
Portland Public Schools
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
The type of cuts where the budget keeps growing
Multnomah County has faced "11 straight years" of cuts
In fact, the surplus likely will be much smaller
Says city of Portland has a one-time $22 million surplus
They can be recycled but it's a pain
Says Oregon recyclers can't recycle plastic bags
Corrected: But all health plans ration
Oregon Health Plan rations "covered procedures under certain circumstances"
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