All statements involving Dennis Richardson
"We are 49th in the nation for our graduation rate"
"More than 400 car crashes occur each year on the current, congested Columbia River Bridge."
Says "$1,100 of the tuition paid by every Oregon university student annually goes just to pay the costs of PERS."
"While 9,000 state employees were added to the state’s payroll, Oregon’s revenue forecasts dropped by more than $4 billion."
Says Oregon state employees received a "catch-up" pay raise in 1981 -- just two years after they agreed not to take a raise in exchange for a retirement benefit.
"Oregon is the only state out of the 50 states in the USA that continues to pay 100% of the medical benefits for its employees and their families."
How to contact us:
We want to hear your suggestions and comments. For tips or comments on our campaign promise database, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the promise number. For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.
Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Browse The Obameter:
Keep up to date with Politifact National: