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Says the initial Portland plastic bag ban represented "only a modest share of total single-use checkout bag use."
Says the Multnomah County Library system "is the second busiest in the nation."
"There is no reason to allocate 60 percent of bridge space to satisfy two percent of all travelers."
Says Mark Hass "raised your taxes by $1 billion in a single day."
Says Matt Wand has sided with anti-choice activists "to restrict access to reproductive health care services."
Says Multnomah County libraries "are open 44 hours per week … the lowest of any library in the four-county region."
Says "the typical homeowner will pay $4 more per month" if library district passes.
"If Buehler were elected, our vote-by-mail system would be at risk."
Says, "Carl proposed a 'windfall' tax on real estate development when he was a Metro Councilor."
Says an arts tax would provide "funding for certified arts and music teachers for every elementary school serving Portland residents."
Laurie Monnes Anderson "voted to let violent criminals out of jail early."
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."
Says Julie Parrish "voted to divert $160 million from public schools to private for-profit schools."
"Newgard owed more than $13,000 for unpaid taxes on his $1 million Milwaukie apartment complex."
Says she "oversaw an audit that won the city $2 million in franchise fees."
Says she is a registered nurse.
Says "tax revenues are the lowest they have been since World War II."
Says "Portland has higher standards than feds on allowed police use of force."
Ben Unger supported a 15 percent property tax increase on Oregon seniors.
Says it will cost $220 per square foot in hard construction costs to rebuild Portland Public high schools.
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