Statements about County Budget

Says that in Curry County, "if you make a 911 call you’re likely to wait for an hour for a response."

"There is no reason to allocate 60 percent of bridge space to satisfy two percent of all travelers."

Clackamas County Commissioners "approved a re-negotiated agreement to lower the county’s contribution to TriMet’s Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail project to $19.9 million from $25 million."

Says library district would come "at no direct cost to the city budget."

Says Clackamas County Measure 3-401 "will hurt our county, cripple economic growth, and increase our taxes with excessive special elections." 

Says "I am happy to decline PERS so that the County can save over $68,000 over a four year term that would have been paid on my behalf."

Says he "is the only candidate in the race for Clackamas County Chair who will refuse to join the Public Employees Retirement System."

Multnomah County has faced "11 straight years" of cuts

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