Occupation: State Representative; House Speaker Pro Tempore
Occupational Background: Telecom Consumer Appeals; Women's Health Clinic Manager
Educational Background: Reed College
Prior Governmental Experience: House Democratic Whip; Chair, House Elections, Ethics & Rules; House Revenue & Environment Committees; President, National Labor Caucus of State Legislators
Community Involvement: Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force; Chair, Oregon Commission for Women; Workers' Rights Board of Jobs with Justice
LEADING THE FIGHT FOR OUR FUTURE
Equal Rights for All Oregonians
Won landmark laws banning discrimination against GLBT Oregonians & creating domestic partnerships.
Fighting for Working Families
Passed strong family leave laws; right to form unions with majority vote; banned smoking in all workplaces.
Restoring Oregon's Environmental Legacy
Expanded Oregon's Bottle Bill; won major renewable energy & biofuels legislation.
PUTTING PEOPLE OVER POLITICS
- 100% lifetime voting record, Oregon AFL-CIO
- 99% lifetime voting record, Oregon League of Conservation Voters
EDUCATION:Won major funding increase for preschool, K-12
& higher education; placed corporate kicker in rainy-day fund to
HEALTHCARE: Led major victories in women's healthcare, gaining contraceptive equity, emergency contraception & breastfeeding laws.
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY: Chief Petitioner of Oregon's minimum wage law raising wages for 100,000 Oregonians; working to grant paid family leave.
ETHICS & ELECTION REFORM: Passed strong laws restoring integrity to Oregon's initiative process, limiting gifts & closing revolving door for legislators.
DIANE ROSENBAUM IS ENDORSED BY:
Governor Barbara Roberts
Representative Carolyn Tomei
Senator Kate Brown
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon PAC
Basic Rights Oregon PAC
Portland Association of Teachers
Stand for Children
SEIU Locals 49 & 503
I am honored to have represented our progressive community for the past ten years. I hope I have earned your support as your new State Senator.
---- Rep. Diane Rosenbaum
(This information furnished by Diane Rosenbaum.)