The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Oregon
"Oregon is spending $10 million advertising Obamacare with ads that don’t even mention the program and how to enroll in it" and that don’t "mention the word ‘insurance.’"
"60 percent of the jobs lost in the 2008 recession were living-wage jobs. Of the jobs we’ve gotten back, only 40 percent are living-wage."
"We don’t show people playing these games. We don’t show them winning playing the video lottery games."
"Oregon leads the nation in number of jobs per capita in manufacturing."
"The middle class can be defined to include those with income between roughly $20,000 and $60,000."
"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."
Says in the last five years "Senate Republicans have placed a filibuster on every piece of legislation and every nominee."
On whether people can keep their insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
"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 the Affordable Care Act has already reduced the number of uninsured in Oregon by 10 percent.
Says the U.S. national debt has tripled during Rep. Greg Walden’s time in Congress.
Says taxpayer subsidy for the Oregon Convention Center hotel jumped $100 million in closed-door sessions
Says administrator salaries were increased, "but other school employees were left behind."
"West Linn has one of the highest per capita rates of home-based businesses in the United States."
Says "there are actually more people in poverty now than there were when we started" the War on Poverty.
Says Damascus’ disincorporation would produce "NO significant tax savings."
Says "nearly 30,000" federal employees in Oregon were furloughed during the government shutdown.
Says "we are going to sell this house and use the proceeds to stabilize rates."
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