Occupational Background: Small Business, Consulting and Technology
Educational Background: Hillsboro High School 79, Some College
Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative 03 04
Experience and Leadership for Oregon
Mary Gallegos has provided strong leadership for her community and has the right experience to represent you. Mary has worked hard to reform PERS, putting millions of taxpayers dollars back to work in critical programs. Mary worked hard to eliminate waste and redundancy, calling for consolidating expensive IT programs and datacenters. Supported opportunities to create badly needed jobs in Oregon by repairing our roads and bridges.
She has made you her number one priority:
Mary Gallegos has worked to protect our vulnerable citizens, seniors and the disabled; crafting legislation to protect veterans and their families, getting them the services they need and deserve. Mary has supported programs which provide access to affordable prescription drugs for seniors and co-sponsored programs to feed needy seniors and hungry families.
Mary Gallegos has kept her promises to keep the Education of our children one of her highest priorities; she works to provide adequate funding for schools to provide a full year and smaller class sizes. Supported education choices for families who teach at home.
Mary Gallegos works hard to keep our communities safe; toughening our drunk driving laws, giving law enforcement more tools to protect our children and keep our families and communities safe. Co-Sponsored legislation to protect you from identity theft.
Mary Gallegos continues to work on ways to reform government and save your tax dollars, by reorganizing the way Oregon manages its computer and information technology services and keeping jobs in Oregon. Mary is tough on the bureaucracy.
Mary Gallegos has worked to create high paying jobs, co-sponsoring legislation to fund signature research centers focused on nanotechnology these will bring high paying jobs to Oregon.
Mary Gallegos is compassionate and service oriented, honest and straightforward to those she serves. She is dedicated to her community.
(This information furnished by Friends of Mary Gallegos.)