Statements about Message Machine 2012

Says Matt Wand has sided with anti-choice activists "to restrict access to reproductive health care services."

"If Buehler were elected, our vote-by-mail system would be at risk."

"Newgard owed more than $13,000 for unpaid taxes on his $1 million Milwaukie apartment complex."

Says it will cost $220 per square foot in hard construction costs to rebuild Portland Public high schools.

Says Measures 82 and 83 authorize just one more casino.  

Says "One of the state’s largest governments made charging this tax one of their top priorities just this year."

Says "Oregon is one of only three states that allow the use of gillnets on inland waters."

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 Jeff Reardon cut elementary school music classes, art instruction, teaching positions, basketball and volleyball programs, and he voted to raise school lunch prices. 

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

Says "I never billed a single hour of my time to the City of Portland in the last 10 years -- so, no revolving door."

Says the mayor’s job "is to make sure that if somebody is trying to build a set of water treatment plants to cure us from cryptosporidium we don’t have, we don't say yes even if CH2M Hill wants us to."

Says we could have saved ourselves the cost of building the Powell Butte water reservoir.

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."

Says she is co-owner of Celilo Group Media.

Says "Amanda Fritz publicly claimed to be endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon, both on her website and in the voter’s guide." 

Says "I worked with our Mayor and other commissioners to help save the school year when a budget crisis in Salem threatened to cut four weeks of the school year," including  negotiating with teachers to work for free.

Says more than 8,000 people have supported her campaign as volunteers, donors and advisors and endorsers.

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