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State Senator District 2

Qualifications: Candidate must be US Citizen and registered voter; resident of the district for 1 year prior to general election OR Const., Art. IV, §8 Age: 21 or olderTerm: 4 years OR Const., Art. IV, §4 Salary: $23,052 (2017)Duties: The Senate and the House of Representatives are responsible for making or changing laws. Thirty Senators serve in the Senate and sixty Representatives serve in the House of Representatives. The sizes of districts are based on the number of people living there. The Oregon Legislature meets for a long session in odd-numbered years and a short session in even-numbered years.Source: Oregon Blue Book Rev. 1/2018

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  • Jerry Allen
    (WFP, Dem)

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    Thomas Griffin
    (LBT)

  • Art Robinson
    (CON, Rep)

Biographical Information

Describe your one or two most pressing issues for the 2021 legislative session. What legislation would you propose and/or support to address these issues?

What should be the legislative priorities for managing the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis?

What should the legislature do to improve racial and social justice?

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Town Where You Live Grants Pass
Your Experience/Qualificatons Armchair politician, local musician and rural Oregonian
Twitter @thmsgrfn
County Josephine
Our government continues in grow in power every year, so it would do us good to also take a period to reduce down to a smaller government that can focus on issues more effectively, especially the CCP; minarchy would be prudent as opposed to full blown martial law. I would oppose more regulations and support a strong border, police, military and courts.

I think it's going to be important to remain energy independent while also conserving the remaining old growth. Forest management needs review.
I think the restrictions should be lifted and it should be decided between the insurance companies and their customers, just as it's between businesses and their customers whether or not they require masks within their establishments. The government should not be involved. If you wear a mask you get coverage for Covid, if not then you dont.
Nothing at all, the bill of rights has it all clearly covered. Hate speech is free speech. I don't think we need new laws to force us to be good people and help each other, especially in times of need. I have faith in community in americans to work things out.
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