Statements we say are Mostly True
Says paid family leave is "a program that is standard in all but five nations around the world."
Says "I've authored the first bipartisan tax reform bill in a quarter-century."
Says "$1,100 of the tuition paid by every Oregon university student annually goes just to pay the costs of PERS."
Says if Oregon had limited its budget growth to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation, the state’s all-funds budget would be about $27 billion today, not $60 billion.
Knopp says he upheld a campaign promise not to join the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).
Says, "Statistics indicate that one in eight children, and one in 18 adults in Oregon suffers from mental illness."
Says the Nike bill "is not a tax break ... this does not lower the taxes that Nike will pay nor does it prevent the Legislature from raising those taxes in the future."
Says that "the state spends more money on tax giveaways than it receives in tax collection."
Laurie Monnes Anderson "voted to let violent criminals out of jail early."
Says she "oversaw an audit that won the city $2 million in franchise fees."
"Their New York casino deal was called ‘rigged’ and ‘corrupt.’"
Says "cities save an estimated $38 in dental costs for every $1 invested in fluoridation."
Art Robinson says "Social Security should be ended through attrition."
Says Measure 11 is "one of the most significant reasons" for decrease in violent crime.
Says Minnesota has more Fortune 500 companies than Oregon and "one of the most obvious differences is they've invested in their schools."
Says "while state leaders have cut funding for our schools and other basic priorities, the amount of money the state is projected to give away through tax breaks increased by a whopping $3.4 billion."
Says "TriMet's own analysis shows that YouthPass does not actually add to the transit agency's costs."
"Did you know Wisconsin's AFSCME union has lost 50%+ of its members since no longer requiring membership?"
Says, "Less than half of all states have legal protections on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, despite the fact that LGBT Americans report employment discrimination and unemployment at much higher rates than the U.S. average."
Say Portland Public Schools' central administration makes up less than 4 percent of the staff.
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