Statements about Infrastructure

"When Deborah took office, the (Sellwood Bridge) project had languished for years, with only $11 million in funds. With her leadership the remaining funding was secured that got the project moving forward."

"More than 400 car crashes occur each year on the current, congested Columbia River Bridge."

Says, "I-205, six miles of which runs through my district, already carries more traffic than I-5."

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."

"Without Westside MAX, we’d need to add 2.9 lanes to the Sunset Highway."

Says  "I don’t agree with Mr. Hales that we should give a sweeping break to the developers to allow them to build that infill housing without paying for those very basics."

Say that under state law, "systems development charges can only be spent on capital investment."

Twenty percent of housing in Portland’s Pearl District is ‘affordable.’

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