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State Representative, 17th District

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: 2 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. Each district is represented by one Senator and one Representative. 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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  • Sherrie Sprenger
    (REP, IND)

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    Renee Windsor-White
    (DEM, PRO, WFP)

Biographical Information

What do you recommend to make Oregon’s infrastructure and cyber-security more resilient to natural disasters and cyber attacks?

What do you recommend to make Oregon’s population more resilient to seismic, flood and wildfire disasters?

Oregon’s revenue structure has long yielded a budget shortfall. How will you address this?

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Town Where You Live Lebanon, Oregon
Your Experience/Qualificatons Lobbying for educational funding
Twitter @renee_for_OR17
County Linn
Term 2018-2020
* Increase state spending on transportation infrastructure, esp. bridges and roads. * Continue use of paper ballots ONLY and the vote by mail system. * Work with community credit unions and banks to audit and upgrade cybersecurity systems. * Work with community credit unions and banks to hold workshops on procedures in case of a financial system shut down/lock out. * Increase state financial support to community colleges to train new software developers and cybersecurity experts.
* Regular school classes on emergency disaster preparedness * Regular community classes on emergency disaster preparedness. * Increase state funding to education and community funding to help pay for these classes. * Consider funding Red Cross and local Fire and Police departments for workshops on emergency preparedness. * Consider quarterly tests of the state’s Emergency Broadcast System as well as special tests and procedures for each kind of natural disaster.
* Require companies incorporated in Oregon to release their federal tax returns to the state. * Implement a sliding scale tax structure. * Require Oregon companies to report all income to the state, whether held in banks in Oregon, out of state, or offshore. * Sponsor and vote for a $15.00 per hour minimum wage. * Support unions and companies in their efforts to create family wage jobs in new ventures/industries; for example cultivation, processing and manufacturing of industrial hemp.