Occupation: Attorney General
Occupational Background: Attorney
Educational Background: Bend, Prineville schools; University of Mississippi; University of Oregon Law School
Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative, House Speaker; chair, Oregon Criminal Justice Council; State Sentencing Guidelines Board; Judicial Branch Commission; chair, Conference of Western Attorneys General
Personal: Hardy and Mary Ann have three sons: Hardy, Christopher, Jonathan.
"Hardy Myers has earned a reputation for resolute leadership and integrity.
In the post 9-11 world, Hardy helped lead the charge in state government to
increase Oregon's preparedness for the terrorist threat."
Oregon Council of Police Associations
RE-ELECT ATTORNEY GENERAL HARDY MYERS
LEADERSHIP AND INTEGRITY FOR OREGON
As Attorney General, Hardy has provided strong leadership for improving Oregon life by upholding the rule of law.
COMMITTED TO STRONG LAW ENFORCEMENT
AND CRIME VICTIM SUPPORT
Hardy is endorsed by District Attorneys across Oregon and organizations like the Oregon State Fire Fighters Council because of his resolute work fighting crime and for public safety. He has led major advances for crime victims, including statewide automated victim notification, restitution reform, and improved community response to sexual assault.
COMMITTED TO PROTECTING CONSUMERS
Hardy has greatly expanded Consumer Hotline access and has worked tirelessly to combat consumer fraud by education and enforcement actions against many kinds of marketplace lawbreaking, including electricity price manipulation.
Hardy has helped recover over one billion dollars from pharmaceutical companies for unlawful market practices that inflate drug costs or mislead physicians and patients.
COMMITTED TO OPEN, HONEST GOVERNMENT
Heading the state's lawyers, Hardy has worked to ensure state government is open and honest, and to help it shape constitutionally sound policies. He has been committed to effective child support, combating Medicaid fraud, and safeguarding the honest conduct of charitable corporations.
Hardy's supporters include every statewide elected executive officer in Oregon government; prosecutors like Paul Burgett, Edwin Caleb, Mike Dugan, Mark Huddleston, Joshua Marquis, Dale Penn, Michael Schrunk; sheriffs like Bernie Giusto, Raul Ramirez; and leading citizens throughout Oregon.
(This information furnished by Re-Elect Attorney General Hardy Myers Committee.)