Doug Whitsett's file:

Republican from Oregon

Sen. Doug Whitsett, a former veterinarian, owns two small farms in the Klamath Basin, which breed and raise European Warmblood Horses for dressage and jumping. He is past president of the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association. He represents Senate District 28, Klamath Falls.

Recent statements involving Doug Whitsett

"Over the past twenty years, the number of homicides committed with a firearm in the United States has decreased by nearly 40 percent. The number of other crimes involving the use of a firearm has also plummeted, declining by nearly 70 percent."

Says "your Legislative Assembly was within one vote of enacting each of those bills into Oregon law."

Says if Oregon had limited its budget growth to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation, the state’s all-funds budget would be about $27 billion today, not $60 billion.

The Medford Water Commission was fined $279,000 for dumping plain drinking water into a stream.

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