November 3, 2021

Standing Up for Our Essential Workers

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As chair of the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners, I take much responsibility for what happens with the county, its residents and its employees. The governor’s most recent COVID related mandates drew my attention because of their potential impacts on the hard-working people who help us provide services to every man, woman and child in Clackamas County. Of particular concern…

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June 12, 2021

A Community-Wide Effort results in Clackamas County moving to ‘Lower Risk’

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Published in Pamplin MediaGroup – EstacadaNews “This is great news for our Clackamas County residents and businesses. I’d like to express my thanks to our local business community and residents for their sacrifices as they worked to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community. I’m hopeful that with our collective efforts we will soon fully reopen and get back…

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July 10, 2019

Oregon State Government is Your Titanic


Oregon state government has become its own Titanic heavy with taxes, guns and vaxx. Soon to sink under the stupidity of its own ideas. $26 billion PERS retirement debt. Originally started as an incentive to give retirement to people to work in government back when the jobs paid little. Today through shrewd union negotiations for higher and higher wages and…

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June 15, 2019

Catch-22 Dilemma of the Measles Vaccination Debate

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To vaxx or not to vaxx. You may have the right not to vaxx, but you do not have the right to infect. The debate exploded when HB 3063 was sent to Oregon Senate after quickly passing in the House of Representative.  Thanks to Senator Kim Thatcher who pointed out the absurdity of mandating the Oregon Health Authority to forcibly…

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