Occupational Background: Construction, Blueprint Machine Operator, Timechecker and Timekeeper; Elementary School Custodian.
Educational Background: The Dalles High School Graduate; Attended Clark College.
Prior Governmental Experience: Candidate for State Representative District 10 (May 1998); District 10 (May 2000); District 51 2002); District 51 2004).
"Working for the people"
Roger Obrist: Education.
I will work to secure adequate and stable funding for our schools.
Roger Obrist: Crime.
It is important that we get serious offenders off the street. However, we must seek out and attack the root causes of crime.
Roger Obrist: Environment:
I will work to protect and enhance our natural resources for future generations of Oregonians.
Roger Obrist: Global Warming.
I will work to pass legislation that will: cut Global warming pollution 20% by 2020 and 80% by 2050--with enforceable deadlines.
Roger Obrist: Taxation.
I will work always to cut down the tax load and will demand full value for the taxpayers dollar.
Roger Obrist: Homelessness.
Many families experiencing homelessness are living with friends or relatives in overcrowded conditions.I want to help families find the resources they need to become self-sufficient.
Roger Obrist: Labor.
Oregon's labor force wants jobs, opportunity and equal treatment, with a fair share of the nations gross national product. I'll fight for these, as well as insist on full protection for our working people. Against cheap foreign Labor.
Roger S. Obrist Democrat for United States
(This information furnished by Roger S. Obrist.)