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State Representative

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Dave
Hunt
Democrat

  • Occupation: Executive Director, Columbia River Channel Coalition & Association of Pacific Ports; State Representative and House Speaker

    Occupational Background: Congresswoman Darlene Hooley's Office; Oregonians for Quality Health Care

    Educational Background: Columbia University; Sheldon High, Eugene, Oregon

    Prior Governmental Experience: Oregon City School Board; Clackamas County Citizen Involvement Committee

    Community Service: Oregon City Rotary; Jennings Lodge CPO; President, American Baptist Churches USA; Friends of Jennings Lodge & Candy Lane Schools; North Clackamas & Oregon City Chambers of Commerce

    Personal: Married to Tonia; children, Andrew and Emily

    DAVE HUNT: CREATING OREGON JOBS

    • Led passage of Jobs and Transportation Act re-building roads, bridges, ports, rail, and transit while creating thousands of family-wage jobs.
    • Passed Capital Construction packages re-building community colleges, universities, courthouses, and affordable homes.
    • Passed renewable energy legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create thousands of clean energy jobs.
    • Made business loans and grants more available to boost job-creation.

    DAVE HUNT: INVESTING IN OUR CHILDREN

    • Protected K-12 schools and Head Start funding; provided new resources for Early Head Start and Gladstone's Family Stepping Stones relief nursery.
    • Strengthened Oregon Opportunity Grants to make college more affordable.

    DAVE HUNT: MAKING HEALTH CARE MORE AFFORDABLE

    • Extended health care coverage to 115,000 children and adults while creating 3,600 jobs.
    • Protected Oregon Project Independence and nursing home funding.

    DAVE HUNT: PROTECTING OUR NEIGHBORHOODS

    • Added 139 State Troopers to restore 24/7 coverage on roads.
    • Toughened penalties for identity theft, Internet predators, and school cyber-bullying.
    • Authored new law to protect special districts in Jennings Lodge and Oak Grove.

    DAVE HUNT: IMPROVING TRANSPARENCY & ACCOUNTABILITY

    • Improved state audits to cut government waste.
    • Increased penalties on metal theft, predatory lending, and unlawful trade practices.
    • Led successful creation of Oregon's Rainy Day Fund to protect education and health care during economic downturns.

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    (This information furnished by Friends of Dave Hunt.)

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