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Mayor Charlie Hales

City of Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

Phone: 503-823-4120

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 340, Portland, OR 97204

Legislative Agenda

Elizabeth Steiner HaywardThe 2013 Legislature convenes Feb. 4 at the Capitol in Salem. And the city of Portland will be on hand with throughout the session with a list of top priorities.

People can find the list by clicking here.

The city’s priorities for this session include:

• Improving funding for Pre K-12 Education

• Public safety budgeting and the Mental Health Care Crisis

• 911 emergency communications funding

• Preemptions of local government authority

• Removing barriers to housing choice

• Property tax reform

• Support for rural communities

• Gun safety

You can learn more about the Legislature, and about state government in general, by clocking here

 

Leadership roles

 

Mayor Hales, Sen. RosenbaumThe Oregonian's Janie Har offers a good recap of the leadership in the 2013 Legislature.

Leaders include two womenlawmakers from Portland: Diane Rosenbaum, Senate Majority Leader; and Tina Kotek, Speaker of the House.

If you want to find out who your lawmakers are, go to the Legislature's website and click on "Find Your Legislator."

 

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