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State Representative

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Greg Macpherson
Democrat

Occupation: Employee benefits attorney, Stoel Rives LLP

Occupational Background: 30 years implementing retirement and health care plans; Oregon farmer

Educational Background: Georgetown Law School; Harvard University; Albany Union High School

Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative, 2003-Present; Chair, Multnomah County Planning Commission

Community Service: Board member, Trillium Family Services; honorary chair, Lake Oswego Schools Foundation 2006 Phonathon; past president, 40-Mile Loop Land Trust; volunteer, Legal Aid Clinic; coach, youth soccer and basketball

Champion for Education

Pressing for stronger Oregon schools and higher education to assure that our young people are prepared for the future.

"Greg Macpherson has been instrumental in gaining extra funding for our district. He knows that great schools require both state support and local action."

Bill Korach, Superintendent of Lake Oswego School District

Protecting our Quality of Life

Committed to protecting Oregon's beaches, waterways, farmland and livable neighborhoods, receiving a 94 percent rating from the Oregon League of Conservation Voters for his pro-environment record in the 2005 Legislature.

"Greg Macpherson provides a strong voice in defense of our environment, supporting the development of renewable energy sources and opposing tax breaks for polluters. We need his continuing leadership."

Stephanie Wagner, Executive Director, Friends of Tryon Creek

Expanding Access to Health Care

Recognizes the crisis of spiraling costs that prevents too many Oregonians from getting the health care they need.

"Greg Macpherson understands that we're all paying for the medical emergencies of the uninsured. Extending coverage for preventive care will make health insurance more affordable for everyone."

John Tongue, M.D., Orthopedic Physician

An Effective Bi-partisan Leader

Rated highest of all Metro area House members by Willamette Week in 2005 for a combination of brains, diligence, integrity, and clout, based on a survey of non-legislators who work in the Capitol.

Willamette Week, 7-13-2005

"Fearless problem-tackler, sees the big picture. Savvy, hard-working, deeply respected across political lines."

The Oregonian, 9-18-05

Contact Greg!
www.votemac.org
503-635-2648

(This information furnished by Friends of Greg Macpherson.)

Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722