Occupation: State Representative
Occupational Background: Computerized US Army Third Infantry Command Group; University European Field Representative; Computer Technology adjunct faculty.
Educational Background: BS, Political Science, OSU; Master of Science, Systems Management, USC; Corvallis High School.
Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative; Corvallis Planning Commission; Corvallis.
Community Service: Corvallis Kids Count; League of Women Voters; Founder, Sunset Meadows Neighborhood Association.
In Tough Times, Count on Kelley WirthKelley Wirth understands the tough times Oregons families have endured. In Salem, She is working to improve our economy and protect those harmed by budget cuts.
Teachers Count on Kelley
Kelley stood up to Republican budget cuts to our schools because she knows that improving our economy starts with investing in our children. Thats why she sponsored legislation capping elementary school class size and fought for stable and adequate education funding.
Endorsed:Oregon Education Association
Families Count on Kelley
Kelley believes our state needs to invest in high wage jobs and to stop tax giveaways to corporations who export jobs and import poverty. She sponsored legislation to create the Oregon Quality Jobs Board and to protect those who need to take family leave.
Endorsed:Oregon AFL-CIOCount on Kelley for Health Care
Thanks to Kelleys work, a bulk purchasing plan was passed that will give seniors and low income families relief from the high cost of prescription drugs. She also supported bills to expand the Oregon Health Plan to include more children. Kelley has consistently voted against restricting a womans right to choose and she believes health care should be a fundamental right of every Oregonian.
Endorsed:Oregon Nurses Association
Oregon NOW Equality PAC
Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski
Governor John Kitzhaber, M.D.
Dan Gardner, Labor Commissioner
Jeff Merkley, State House Democratic Leader
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Oregon State Firefighters Council
Oregon School Employees Association
Cleve and Mary Williams
(This information furnished by Wirth for State Representative.)