I love Oregon – its natural beauty, generous and independent-minded people and sometimes quirky culture.
No Governor in Oregon history has had more money to fix our schools, solve homelessness and rescue at-risk youth, but still Oregon has the third worst graduation rate in America, we lead the nation in youth homelessness and too many Foster kids remain vulnerable to neglect and abuse.
I am a fiscally responsible and pro-choice and reject the narrow political labels that increasingly divide us. I’ve proposed ambitious plans to fix the pension crisis, improve our schools, solve homelessness, protect health care and bridge Oregon’s rural-urban divide. You can read them all here.