Merkley admits his vote will hurt hungry families in Oregon

Senator_Merkley.JPG   "We are cutting programs at a time of record inequality in our nation, and yes, they will hurt families in Oregon, some of these core programs that simply put food on the table," Merkley said.  Oregonians will receive about $60 a month less in SNAP benefits.  He still voted YES for the Farm Bill, as did Senator Wyden.  On the other hand, Congressional Representative Peter Defazio's Eugene staffer remarked on a call that he voted NO on the farm bill because "it would hurt poor and hungry people".

Jackson County 2014 Initiative

The Jackson County Chapter of the Pacific Green Party recommends a YES vote on Measure 15-119.

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The Pacific Green Party Endorses the Move To Amend Campaign

We, the People of the United States of America, reject the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, and move to amend our Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights.

For more information on this campaign, follow this link.

Congressman Peter DeFazio Supports Coal Exports

Read the Oregon Live article regarding another sellout by the Democratic Party. Also Eugene Register Guard article opposing coal trains. And remember, the "free trade" agreements he references are another Democratic Party sellout.