Occupation: Attorney representing family farmers and small businesses.
Occupational Background: Private practice for 19 years; 10 years cutting waste in government agencies.
Educational Background: JD, Georgetown University Law Center; AB, Assumption College.
Prior Governmental Experience: Pro-Tem Circuit Judge; Chair, State Trial Rules Committee; Attorney, Oregon Judicial Department; Attorney, Federal Judicial Center; U.S. Army Military Intelligence Officer.
Community Service: Founder, Blanchet School; youth soccer and basketball coach; member of community and social service boards.
Family: Married 21 years; three daughters.
CONNOLLY ACTION: KEEPING FAMILIES SAFE
"70% of property crimes and identity theft are tied to methamphetamines, which threaten to destroy Oregon's quality of life. The Attorney General must fight drug abuse, elder and domestic abuse, and property and identity theft." Paul Connolly
- Mandatory prison time for meth makers and dealers
- Strengthen anti-drug law enforcement teams
- Increase jail capacity and put more police on patrol
"We need a bold, decisive Attorney General to get the job done. Paul
Connolly is that leader."
Chris Brown, Douglas County Sheriff
CONNOLLY DIRECTION: BOOSTING JOBS,
"Burdensome state regulations are driving businesses away, giving Oregon the highest unemployment rate in the nation. I will cut bureaucratic red tape and help get Oregonians back to work." Paul Connolly
- Create jobs by repealing unnecessary and costly business regulations
- Reduce number of costly, frivolous lawsuits against small businesses and medical professionals
- Cut agency spending to reduce taxes
"Paul Connolly has made a career out of counseling and defending small
businesses and family farms. We need Paul's experience as our Attorney General."
Chuck Jones, Portland Small Business Owner
CONNOLLY PROTECTION OF MARRIAGE
"Hardy Myers has failed to forcefully defend traditional marriage. I will protect the institution of marriage and effectively defend the will of the people." Paul Connolly
ELECT PAUL CONNOLLY ATTORNEY GENERAL
(This information furnished by Paul Connolly.)