McIntire is on the money
"We’re spending $12,000 bucks a kid a year in the school system."
We’re feeding kids cheese from Missouri and Minnesota
"Oregon schools receive millions of dollars per year in federal school lunch assistance and yet they are required to spend that money almost anywhere but Oregon."
The numbers are reliable and fairly comparable
Says "only 18 percent of Portland elementary schools have art instruction compared to 83 percent nationally."
Nolan's right, though it's not Fritz's choice
Says Amanda Fritz "manages less than 5 percent of city operations."
The city doesn't know for sure -- but his numbers hold up
Says the city of Portland has one manager for every six "front-line" workers.
The numbers come from the CDC
Says "one in four women and one in seven men have been victims of domestic violence in their lifetime."
As a never-been member, he can
Says he "is the only candidate in the race for Clackamas County Chair who will refuse to join the Public Employees Retirement System."
The law is clear
Say that under state law, "systems development charges can only be spent on capital investment."
And she is board chairwoman
Says she is co-owner of Celilo Group Media.
Audit? What audit?
Says the Pentagon has never passed a financial audit. In fact, the Pentagon is exempt from a federal law that requires all federal agencies to complete annual audits.
He's right on all counts
Says "streetcars carry more people than buses … you attract more riders who don't ride transit now, and actually the operating costs are not any greater than the bus."
College has been getting more expensive for a long time
"Between 1982 and 2007 the cost of a college education increased 439 percent."
Child abuse reports stack up to truth
Laurie Monnes Anderson
"In 2010 about 75 percent of child abuse and neglect reports in Oregon were made by those required to report by law."
The number is a little old, but it's close.
Says "in Oregon only 41 percent of adults have ever been tested" for HIV.
It's all about high-cost patients.
Says "80 percent of the health care dollars are spent by 20 percent of the population."
If you drive 55
You may have driven the length of a football field in the five seconds it takes to check a text.
He's right; there's a connection
Says "if we raise the number of third-graders who read at a third-grade level, we affect everything, from graduation rates to incarceration rates."
When it comes to federal spending, Schrader’s meaning eclipses his choice of words.
In just a few decades, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, other mandatory spending programs, and paying interest due on the debt will eclipse our entire budget.
No hemp growing for you!
Federal law prohibits the growing of industrial hemp in the United States.
Democrats aren't angels either
"My opponent on day one of this campaign attacked me on Medicare and Medicare Advantage and that claim was found to be False."
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