State Representative


OCCUPATION: Small business owner, Roofing and Residential Construction

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Family farming, business owner

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: B.S., Portland State University; Hillsboro High School

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Hillsboro City Council, 1995 to present; Hillsboro Street Committee, 1995 to present; Hillsboro Budget Committee, 1995 to present; Legislative Assistant, 1993 to present; Legislative Intern, 1987, 1989.

Bruce Starr and his wife Becky are raising their daughter in Hillsboro. "I am running for the Legislature to meet the challenges facing families." --Bruce Starr.

"Bruce Starr understands the needs of schools. He is part of the solution to regulations that strangle innovation and local initiative. Bruce will promote stable funding and more parental involvement." --Burt Bowen, 30 year Hilhi Teacher; Dave Powell, Retired Hilhi Teacher & Athletic Director, Rick Hintz, 32 year educator.

"Bruce Starr is a small businessman who is best qualified to control the state budget and provide real tax relief for all Oregonians." --Andy Duyck, County Commissioner & small business owner; Joyce VanLoon P.C., Hillsboro Realtor.

"Bruce Starr will work for sensible transportation solutions and sound planning for managing growth." --Tom Brian, Washington County Chair-Elect.

"Bruce Starr gets our support because he knows how to protect small businesses, family farms and property rights. Bruce believes in balanced and scientific approaches to environmental issues that don't forget families." --Edmund & Gertrude Duyck, Cornelius; Dave & Vergene Eishen, Forest Grove; Elmer & Lillie Grossen, Hillsboro; George Marsh, Roy (area farmers).

"Bruce Starr is working to enhance neighborhood safety, by helping to hold criminals responsible for their crimes and promote true justice for victims. We wholeheartedly support Bruce Starr!" --Oregon State Police Officers Association; Jim Spinden, Washington County Sheriff.

"Bruce Starr has demonstrated the highest integrity and has much firmer grasp of the issues than his opponent. We will be well represented by Bruce's high moral values of honesty, hard work and commitment." --John Meek, Former State Representative and County Commissioner.


(This information furnished by Bruce Starr for State Representative Committee.)

Bruce Starr has not agreed to limit campaign expenditures for this General Election under ORS 260.180.

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