Dana Tims is a reporter for The Oregonian, covering Washington County politics and government.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Dana Tims
"For the cost of $5 vanilla soy latte a day, you can get a sweet health insurance plan to match."
"Residents could have received nearly $48M for Local Schools, Fire District, Sheriff’s Dept. and Social Services."
"American voters remain steadfast in their support for immigration reform with a path to citizenship, with more than 70 percent who want to see reform passed this year."
There were "$2 billion in earmarks in fiscal year 2012."
Says taxpayer subsidy for the Oregon Convention Center hotel jumped $100 million in closed-door sessions
"West Linn has one of the highest per capita rates of home-based businesses in the United States."
Says Damascus’ disincorporation would produce "NO significant tax savings."
Says "we are going to sell this house and use the proceeds to stabilize rates."
Says "between 6 and 20 bicycles can be parked in the space required by one car."
Says David Wu has presided over "137 months" in which "Oregon's unemployment rate has been above the national average."