Some surprisingly healthy gains
"Ninety-five percent of Oregonians now have health insurance coverage, tens of thousands for the very first time."
The governor's projection is spot on.
Says "in this next biennium, the cost of primary and secondary education is going to increase by more that $1000 per student. Half of that $1000 – $500 per student – is accounted for by the increased cost of PERS alone."
On average, yes
"It costs $10,000 a year to keep a child in school; it costs $30,000 a year to keep someone in prison."
He's right -- though you may not feel it
Says that in 2011, Oregon had "the second fastest growing economy in the nation."
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