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Says "there are actually more people in poverty now than there were when we started" the War on Poverty.
"7 out of 10 Oregon families living in poverty have at least one parent who works."
Half of Oregon university students are on Pell Grants.
Says "in Oregon today, the average debt upon college graduation is more than $24,000."
Says TriMet spends "$10.3 million in police contracts" a year for 56 transit police who must respond to non-transit calls
"With nearly 75 percent of Americans supportive of the construction of the pipeline, Schrader needs to explain to Oregon families why he voted against this needed project."
Says, "In Oregon in 2010, 49 percent of all pregnancies were unintended."
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."
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