Growing Oregon’s Economy 

Oregon needs targeted investments to compete in the world economy.

  • Make Oregon a leader in the emerging green economy and combat climate change by investing in public transit, energy-efficient buildings, sustainable natural resources, agriculture, and renewable energy 
  • Create living wage jobs by increasing local capital and loan participation to businesses ready to expand in Oregon
  • Invest in multi-modal transportation infrastructure, seismic preparedness, affordable housing, public education facilities, and brownfield development
  • Increase investment dollars and revenue stability through tax reform

Investing in Our Children

Oregon needs a world-class public education system to prepare our youth for a vibrant future.

  • Reverse years of under-funding education at all levels and fully fund the Quality Education Model
  • Promote PE, the arts, school nurses and counselors, career technical training, and community service in K-12 schools
  • Align early childhood, K-12, and post-secondary systems
  • Ensure that education is geared for the 21st century workforce

Promoting Healthy Families & Communities 

Oregon needs comprehensive public health, human service, and public safety strategies.

  • Promote long term health by increasing access to nutritious foods, exercise, a clean environment, and a livable community
  • Reduce domestic, sexual, and gun violence in our communities
  • Increase access to affordable housing, public transportation, and vital services for seniors, people with disabilities, and vulnerable populations
  • Transform health care delivery by integrating physical, behavioral and oral healthcare
  • Make health care more affordable by lowering costs and providing access to health insurance
  • Protect civil rights, including for women, LGBTQ+ folks, people of color, and immigrant and refugees
 

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