Nurse Practitioner, Multnomah County Health Department
Oregon’s public servants are on the front lines.
Yet some Salem politicians and corporate CEOs want to cut the retirement benefits teachers, firefighters, nurses and other public employees have already earned.
Even after the Supreme Court said that isn’t right … twice.
It’s time for lawmakers to do their job: balance the budget without breaking their promise to public workers.
I have six classes totaling about 140 children – from kindergarten to fifth grade – every day. I love working with the children, helping them get excited about learning a second language. I find my work extremely rewarding. I did not go into public service for the money or for financial reward. As such, my … Read More
I work in the state Public Health Division and it is my job to visit clinics around the state to ensure they are following state and federal guidelines for the children’s immunization program. I really love my job because I feel like I’m making a positive change in the world and there are so many … Read More