There are many small isues where I agree with Tina's voting record.
There are very big financial debts caused by Tina's worst votes. Tina's small good deeds and laws are eclipsed and defunded by Tina's big mistakes. In North Portland my Senator votes No on protecting Monsanto. Why does Tina join a big Republican Yes?
See Tina run, see Tina take money, see Tina pass laws for corporations!
- HB2236(clean air),
- SB863(GMO food labeling),
- HB4200 (Tax Break for Nike/Intel)
- HB2800 (30 year debt of $5billion to $10billion
- SB861 Cut pensions for low income seniors
HB2336 Tina silent, refused to co-sponsor a law for cleaner air, died of neglect
Yes Sen. Chip Shields co-sponsored HB2336, He's your senator for District 44
HB 4200 Tina voted Yes. Allowed Nike $150 million back door deals. (Click here PDF) PDF is written and signed by the Gov and Nike
See item 3b. 500 jobs created by Nike and gift of $150 million from taxpayers. Do the math. It's an average of 300k per one job Nike creates.
SB863 Tina Voted Yes, Monsanto protection act. Prevents Portland from labeling GMO foods
Declared a false emergency
Every voting republican lawmaker voted YES on SB863. This law tells you where she stands when the chips are down. Senator Shields from Tina's same district opposed the Monsanto Protection act, Sen. Shields voted NO! Most democrats voted NO. Rep. Tina Kotek often stands with Republicans to undermine progressive issues. She stands with Corporations. She did vote horse trading and was the lead negotiator to pass SB863.
HB2922 Tina refused to co-sposor. Chip Shields co-sponsored it. 23 Democrats co-sponsored. There are 90 lawmakers, so this should have passed easily with Democrats in the Majority.
HB2800 Tina voted Yes. Take out 30 year bonds to spend $3 billion to construct a freeway and pay another $2-7 billion in bond interest and related costs and cost overruns. Declares a false emergency. WA stated rejected "sufficient funds". Oreon now wishes to pay for WA state debt of $ billion with a plan called the "Oregon Only CRC" plan.
SB861 Tina voted Yes. Senator Shields voted no. Cut the cost of living increase. This is unconstitutional and breaks contracts to keep money for low income people in line with inflation.
Stay tuned for more bad votes from Tina in 2014! Beware of hard liquor in your corner store thanks to Tina Kotek and right leaning Democrats.
Voters are smart enough to vote no on hard liquor when it becomes a ballot issue. We know that Costco and big corporations funded the vote that passed in WA to de-regulate hard liquor sales. Tina should be strong enough to also vote no in Salem. Tina should educate every voter in Oregon to the dangers of Costco Inc ballot measures on hard liquor.
We must stop the effort to get liquor sold in grocery stores. Oregon voters have great access to hard liquor. Data collected by reporters shows that our liquor is cheaper than WA state with liquor in every store.
People in Oregon can't buy liquor on impulse or at all times. This is a good thing we need to preserve.