Statements we say are Mostly True
Says "TriMet now spends $1.63 in benefits for every $1.00 spent on wages."
Says "One-third of our healthcare dollars go to wasteful insurance billing and bureaucracy."
Says "I don’t agree with Mr. Hales that we should give a sweeping break to the developers to allow them to build that infill housing without paying for those very basics."
Says "at the state level we're spending more on tax expenditures than we are on public safety, health care and education combined."
Other states have considered or have sunset advisory commissions; the federal government has the ability, too.
Oregon House Republicans’ jobs plan could generate more than 50,000 jobs over five years.
The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is a bipartisan proposal.
Says Oregon canned blueberries will be cheaper in South Korea thanks to a trade agreement.
Says 77 percent "of Portland's students finish elementary school without taking even one art class."
Says she "brought together business, labor and hospitals to give 94,000 Oregon children health care."
Says "we’re losing one voter every 13 minutes."
Twenty percent of housing in Portland’s Pearl District is ‘affordable.’
Says that "In 2009, I saved ratepayers around $500 million by persuading the Council to pursue a less expensive compliance mechanism if the City is required to treat Bull Run drinking water."
Says "Every year air pollution protections are delayed, another 34,000 people will die prematurely."
Says "under our current sentencing laws, about 75 percent of all convicted felons in Oregon do not go to prison."
Says allowing the payroll tax holiday to expire would end up "costing another estimated 900,000 jobs in 2012."
House Bill 2301 never had a public hearing
"Creating 25 jobs in Umatilla County has the same impact as 500 jobs in the metro region."
Oil companies are able to sell oil that costs no more to produce today than it did one year ago.
House Republican plan would increase costs for Oregon seniors by $6,000 with health care vouchers instead of Medicare
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