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September 7, 2017
Senator James I. Manning Jr. announced he will seek election to a full term in the Oregon Senate and officially filed to run today. “It has been my honor to serve the people of Eugene and Junction City over the past year, and I am motivated to continue my service to give our communities an effective leader in the Legislature,” said Manning. “I will keep fighting for them by passing bills to help struggling Oregonians and making sure Lane County gets a fair shake from the Legislature.”
September 7, 2017
Citing a need to continue making progress for east Portland and north Clackamas, Senator Rod Monroe officially filed for re-election to the Oregon Senate today. “We have made many strides to make Oregon a place where working people have a fair shot to get ahead in life, but our communities face challenges ahead,” said Sen. Monroe. “I’m running for re-election because we need to fight for good-paying jobs, secure access to health care and to protect vulnerable Oregonians from the vicious attacks of the Trump Administration.”
September 7, 2017
Family physician Elizabeth Steiner Hayward (D-Portland) officially filed to seek re-election to represent District 17 in the Oregon Senate today. “With the efforts of many Republicans to restrict health coverage, it’s more important than ever for me to fight to protect Oregonians’ access to health care,” said Sen. Steiner Hayward. “I’m running for re-election to continue my efforts in making Oregon the healthiest state in the nation, and I’m focused on increasing funding for education and creating an economy that helps all Oregonians succeed.”
September 20, 2017
Senator Chuck Riley (D-Hillsboro) filed to run for re-election to the Oregon Senate today. “In my time serving in the Oregon Legislature, I focused on top priorities: school funding, growing jobs, and helping everyday Oregonians,” said Senator Riley. “I believe my service has made a difference for my constituents, and there’s more work for me to do to keep our district a great place to live and work.”