Focusing on the issues that matter to our communities

If you're on my email list, you might have noticed that in the last several emails from me I've highlighted how our state government is not nearly accountable enough to the taxpayers.  This issue is extremely important to me and is the primary reason I want to continue serving in the Legislature.

But government accountability is also something that so many people throughout the district I serve care about.  I hear about it wherever I go.  Just this Monday night I met with voters over coffee in Adair Village and we had a great discussion about government waste and the need for better leadership in the Legislature:

It's no wonder this is a hot topic: It seems that not a week goes by without more news about the need for greater government accountability.

Earlier this month a report came out showing that the cost for the state to continue existing services will increase 14.3% in the next two years.  The annual inflation rate is currently under 2%, meaning state government is expecting its expenses to increase more than 3 times faster than all other costs in our economy!  This is troubling to say the least.

If you want to help me take this message of government reform to the voters, please consider a donation today!  You can make your secure contribution to my campaign by clicking here.

And if you have any thoughts or concerns that you'd like addressed in the Oregon Legislature, I'd love to hear from you!  Please just email me at

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