State Senator

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Laurie Monnes Anderson

Occupation:Registered Nurse; State Representative.

Occupational Background:Public Health Nurse; Biologist.

Educational Background:Gresham High School; Willamette University, BA; Radford University, BSN; University of Colorado, MA.

Prior Governmental Experience:Oregon Child Care Commission; Gresham/Barlow School Board; Oregon Child Abuse Assessment Advisory Council; Healthy Start of Clackamas County; County Aging Task Force; Oregon Women’s Health and Wellness Alliance.

Laurie has been a nurse in our community for years, helping seniors receive vital medical attention and working with at-risk children. She understands our dreams for the future and cares about making those dreams happen.

Laurie cares about putting East County back to work

Because Laurie grew up in Gresham and understands the importance of good-paying jobs, she:
  • Supported $2.5 billion in new road improvements to aid Oregon businesses.
  • Helped recruit hundreds of new manufacturing jobs.
  • Teamed up with Mt. Hood Community College to create new job training programs to match job seekers with in-demand careers.
  • Reduced health care costs for small businesses.

“I’m supporting Laurie because she supports recruiting new companies, expanding local firms, and providing job training.”
Dan Gardner, Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries

Laurie cares about funding East County’s schools

Because she comes from a family of teachers, Laurie:
  • Fought for the funding our schools needed to be successful.
  • Led the fight to reduce class sizes so our kids get the attention they deserve.

“We support Laurie because she wants to cut state overhead and put more money in the classroom.”
Claudette Kleinke, Reynolds School Board member
Terry Reynolds, Gresham-Barlow School Board member

Laurie cares about keeping East County safe

Because Laurie is committed to safe neighborhoods, she:
  • Championed the law cracking down on drunk driving.
  • Led the charge to get tough with violent criminals.

Gresham Professional Fire Fighters, Local 1062, endorses Laurie.

We’re Supporting Laurie!

Oregon Nurses Association
Oregon Education Association
Riley and Karen Caton
Oregon League of Conservation Voters

(This information furnished by Friends of Laurie Monnes Anderson.)

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