Rodney Orr

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Rodney Orr
Candidate for
Oregon State House District 18

Political party Democratic
Profession Physician
Website Campaign website
Rodney Orr was a Democratic candidate for District 18 of the Oregon House of Representatives. The primary election was on May 18, 2010 and the general election was on November 2.

Elections

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Orr was defeated in the November 2 general election by incumbent Victor Gilliam (R).[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Orr's campaign website lists three main issues with several policy proposals:

  • Getting small-town economies moving and creating jobs:
1. Encouraging renewable energy employers to locate in Oregon’s small towns.
2. Investing more state funds with local banks and credit unions to help small town employers get access to capital.
3. Reducing red tape and regulations so entrepreneurs can start new businesses.
4. Extending job placement for out-of-work people.
5. Expanding markets for Oregon family farm and nursery products.
  • Supporting education from the early grades through college:
1. Expanding early childhood education like Head Start.
2. Establishing volunteer programs to help 1st through 4th graders with reading and math skills.
3. Reducing class sizes to improve student achievement.
4. Providing apprenticeships, mentors, and vocational programs for young people who don't choose college.
5. Making community colleges and universities more affordable.
  • Making state government more accountable and transparent: "Oregonians expect government to be accountable and transparent to taxpayers. That’s the only way that we can support vital services like education, health care, and public safety... Dr. Rodney Orr also supports improving how state government manages our money. He will vote for greater oversight of state pension funds invested with Wall Street banks, along with an end to tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas."

Contact

Campaign Address

Committee To Elect Dr. Rodney E. Orr

PO Box 1912

Silverton,OR 97381

Campaign Phone

(971) 338-0799

Campaign email

dr.rodneyorr@gmail.com

External links

References

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