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There are many challenges facing Oregonians right now.  If elected, this legislative session I will focus on these issues.



Oregon Children Facing Food Insecurity

1 in 7 Oregon children face food insecurity.  We can feed them.

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Climate Change and Renewable Energy

Two summers ago we had the sun blotted out for weeks by smoke and raining ash from record forest fires.  Last summer we had record temperatures.  What will this coming summer bring?  We can't allow these sorts of events to become the new normal for us or for our children.

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Affordable Housing

It is no secret that the cost of housing has grown dramatically over the last few years.  Let's do more to help Oregonians provide suitable homes for their families.

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Minimum Wage

Roosevelt argued that the minimum wage should be a "Living Wage", and he was clear what he meant.

"...By living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level-I mean the wages of decent living."

  - Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Housing for our Homeless Veterans

The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs estimates that "there are over 1,400 homeless veterans in Oregon on any given night."

We can do better for our veterans.

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Reproductive Choice

In recent months we have seen reproductive choice come under attack in the United States, from abortion bans to contraceptive restrictions.  Here in Oregon, we continue to guarantee these rights, but for how long?  We need to come together to elect leaders at the state level who will protect the right to choose here in Oregon, and elect leaders at the national level who will fight to codify these rights into law for all Americans. (Read More)

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