Statements about Children
Says paid family leave is "a program that is standard in all but five nations around the world."
Says that in 2007, "Oregon ranked 25th -- or 7th from the bottom -- in percentage of children with untreated decay compared to 32 other states with similar data."
Says indoor workers get "less UV than outdoor workers, but they get more melanomas."
Says "Studies show the average age of entry into prostitution is 12 to 14 years old."
Says the Portland Children’s Levy holds its "administrative expenses to less than 5 percent."
"In 2010 about 75 percent of child abuse and neglect reports in Oregon were made by those required to report by law."
"No family earns too much to qualify" for Oregon Healthy Kids program.
Says with the ongoing economic downturn, child abuse is on the rise.
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