Occupation: Oregon State Senate President; Adjunct Instructor, Assistant to the President, Western Oregon University
Occupational Background: Attorney, Private Practice; Hearings Officer, Employment Relations Board; Legal Aid Attorney
Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts, Master of Public Administration, University of Rhode Island; Juris Doctor, Boston University School of Law
Prior Governmental Experience: State Senator; State Representative; Salem City Council; Salem Mass Transit Board
Community Involvement: Member, Oregon State Bar; Past board member, Mid-Valley Children's Guild, Red Cross, United Way, YMCA
Personal: Married to Margie Brenden Courtney. They have three sons: Peter, Sean, and Adam.
Nobody Works Harder or Delivers More for Oregonians!
"I appreciate and support Peter Courtney's leadership for at-risk children and families. His sponsorship of SB-991, 'Safe Families,' is an example of his commitment, influencing the lives and outcomes of children and their families." Dick Withnell
Peter led the successful fight to:
- Expand health care to 80,000 Oregon kids.
- Improve roads and reduce traffic, creating thousands of jobs for Oregonians.
- Protect children from sex offenders by requiring background checks for people who apply for jobs supervising children.
"Peter Courtney stepped up to restore 24/7 Oregon trooper patrols. Peter has made a difference increasing safety and fighting drug trafficking."
Jeff Leighty, President, Oregon State Police Officers Association
"Peter Courtney supports independent small businesses. He protects our community, supports families and jobs."
Stephen Perkins, Cascade Baking Company
Peter will continue to fight for:
- Family wage jobs across Oregon.
- Stable and adequate funding for schools.
- Affordable healthcare for everyone.
- Safer communities for our families.
Educators, Business Owners, Nurses, Unions,
Environmentalists, Police, and Firefighters join together-
We Support Peter!
Oregon Nurses Association
Oregon Council of Police Associations
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Oregon Anti-Crime Alliance PAC
Oregon Education Association
Oregon Nurseries' PAC
Humane USA- Oregon
Stand for Children
Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
Elect Senator Peter Courtney
Nobody Works Harder!
(This information furnished by Peter Courtney for State Senate.)