Currently, Oregon is one of the few states that has zero limitations on who can donate to campaigns.
This means that corporations can donate unlimited amounts of money to a candidate.
I believe if you have a legislature funded by corporate lobbyists, then you will have a legislature that works for corporate lobbyists.
My first priority is to limit the donations of corporate lobbyists.
It is deeply troubling to see what has been playing out across the country as it relates to partisan bickering.
Leaders have a duty to act in a manner that reflects our nations values. Our values of respect for anyone who looks or thinks differently than ourselves.
I am proud to say that I am a Progressive Democrat, but I will cheerfully engage with our Republican neighbors to ensure everyone is included in the decisions that affect us all.