Since 1995, after Measure 8
Portland Public Schools
Says "PPS employees have paid their own PERS contributions for many years."
11 percent more traffic
Says, "I-205, six miles of which runs through my district, already carries more traffic than I-5."
A number of sources agree
Says, "Since 1994 when VAWA was first passed, incidents of domestic violence have dropped more than 50 percent."
They did the math, and they did it right.
Says "MAX carries 30 percent of evening rush-hour commuters traveling from Downtown on the Sunset and Banfield freeways."
More than just peanuts; cutting crop subsidies could save $$$$
Says ending the direct payment farm subsidy program "could save up to $28.4 billion over ten years that could be used to reduce the deficit."
The governor's projection is spot on.
Says "in this next biennium, the cost of primary and secondary education is going to increase by more that $1000 per student. Half of that $1000 – $500 per student – is accounted for by the increased cost of PERS alone."
On average, yes
"It costs $10,000 a year to keep a child in school; it costs $30,000 a year to keep someone in prison."
The law, lawyers and lawmakers back him up
Says if you are on your bike in a crosswalk, all you have to do is dip your wheel into the road and cars must legally stop.
Confirmed by ODFW
"Even hunters are restricted from using large capacity magazines: there is a five cartridge limit for large game hunting, and three for bird hunting."
It's written into the measure
Says the Portland Children’s Levy holds its "administrative expenses to less than 5 percent."
He's right -- though you may not feel it
Says that in 2011, Oregon had "the second fastest growing economy in the nation."
Most recent numbers say "yes."
Libraries Yes! Committee
Says the Multnomah County Library system "is the second busiest in the nation."
Fewest hours on average and by main branch.
Says Multnomah County libraries "are open 44 hours per week … the lowest of any library in the four-county region."
The math bears them out
Says "the typical homeowner will pay $4 more per month" if library district passes.
It was a group effort but she was 'vital.'
Says "as Co-Chair of the Joint Ways & Means Committee, I secured the key piece of funding for" the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail project bridge."
Yep, since at least 2009.
Says "Portland has higher standards than feds on allowed police use of force."
"We just don't want to get to be like Louisiana, where you have drive-up daiquiri shops."
The 'about' makes it accurate
Says "About 7 in 10 of Oregon’s inmates are in prison for violent crimes and serious sex offenses."
Gulping all the way
Says "Your kid just ate 16 packs of sugar."
McIntire is on the money
"We’re spending $12,000 bucks a kid a year in the school system."
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