Bruce Hammond is the team leader for the Government and Business team.
The bill failed, but so does the claim
The 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act "would have cost the average American family $1,000 a year while making no significant impact to fix our infrastructure and roads."
'Vocal support' doesn't equate to cosponsorship
"I co-sponsored the Rebuild America Jobs Act" for transportation and infrastructure.
Depends on the definition of "poor"
Says "nearly half of Oregon's children are poor."
Ours is the most expanisve, but we're not alone.
Says Oregon’s political tax credit is something "every state should have and no other state does."
It had some company -- two other bills.
Says HJM 20 "was the only bill not assigned to a House committee."
They're a small piece of why rates are high
Says the reasoning behind Portland's high water and sewer rates is "all kinds of ’pet projects’ unrelated to the core function of the water and sewer bureaus"
Depends on how you calculate costs
Portland Bureau of Transportation "barely break(s) even" ticketing motorists.
Maybe more, maybe less, maybe not until next day of business
Says that in Curry County, "if you make a 911 call you’re likely to wait for an hour for a response."
Legislator miscounted, but says larger point remains
Says "the mandate is 71 times that a child’s body will be injected with a disease" for immunizations.
The proposed contract is pretty clear on these points.
Says proposed teacher contract "would layer on more restrictive rules."
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