Statements about Debt

Sen. Jeff Merkley "voted six times for more debt."

Says the U.S. national debt has tripled during Rep. Greg Walden’s time in Congress.

Says "in Oregon today, the average debt upon college graduation is more than $24,000."

Says "If Oregon’s Legislature simply authorizes $450 million for the CRC, it will … leave Oregon holding the bag for a great deal more cost responsibility."

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."

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