All statements involving Jefferson Smith

Says Minnesota has more Fortune 500 companies than Oregon and "one of the most obvious differences is they've invested in their schools."

Says the city of Portland has one manager for every six "front-line" workers.

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  "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 "at the state level we're spending more on tax expenditures than we are on public safety, health care and education combined."

Says "we got a chance to pass what I think is Oregon's first human trafficking bill which has increased by 66 percent the calls to the human trafficking hotline."

Says if elected, he would be the first Mayor who lives east of 82nd.

A test last month at the MAX station at 162nd Avenue and East Burnside saw crime down 41 percent compared with December 2009

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