Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The System Can Work as Intended

According to Oregon Senator Doug Whitsett (R-Klamath Falls), "One of the most important duties of the members of the Legislative Assembly is to ensure that taxpayer dollars are spent to best benefit the public. This often involves making difficult choices regarding what our true spending priorities should be." He adds, "Sometimes those decisions are not so difficult and actually are extremely easy to make." Geologists have warned of the high probability that a very destructive earthquake will hit Oregon. So, for a case-in-point, Sen. Whitsett discusses the need to seismically retrofit the Oregon Capitol (including an extensive remodel) and at-risk schools throughout Oregon. Between the capitol and schools, what would your first priority be? See how our legislative Republicans have argued this issue... Read more at News from Doug Whitsett