Since her election in 2012, Jennifer Williamson has been recognized as a leading progressive voice. She’s kept her promises and fights to make a difference every day on issues that matter to Oregonians. Click on the issue to read more.
I was proud to be a chief sponsor of House Bill 3391, the Reproductive Health Equity Act. One year ago today, that groundbreaking legislation became law and ensured that every Oregonian, regardless of income, citizenship status, gender identity, or type of insurance, would receive the full range of reproductive health care including pre and post-natal care, certain cancer screenings, vasectomies, IUD insertion, and abortion at zero out-of-pocket cost.
I will continue to fight so that every Oregonian has affordable access to the care they deserve in order to make decisions about their health. ... See MoreSee Less
Thanks to Bridgeliner for the opportunity to write about non-unanimous jury verdicts here in Oregon. It is a stain on our state that this discriminatory relic remains on the books. We have more work to do to ensure Oregon's criminal justice system is fair and equitable for all. ... See MoreSee Less
The threat posed by 3D printed guns is terrifying. They are untraceable and nearly undetectable. Thank you Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum for joining the fight to stop this before it's too late. ... See MoreSee Less
I am excited to welcome Courtney Neron to the race for House District 26. As an educator and mother, she knows the importance of a great public education and quality, affordable health care. I know Courtney is ready to hit the ground running and fight for a better future for everyone.
She presents a real choice for the voters and offers an opportunity for the people of House District 26 to have a representative in Salem who is beholden to them, not to the extremists of his party.
I want to thank Ryan Spiker for HD-26 for the campaign he ran and the support he has provided in seeking a replacement candidate on the ballot. I look forward to seeing him continue to serve his community. I also want to thank Shawn Goodpaster for stepping forward and being willing to throw his hat in the ring. ... See MoreSee Less
Elections fraud, like what is being alleged here, is absolutely unacceptable. Ensuring voters continue to have confidence in the administration of our elections should be a top priority of Secretary of State Dennis Richardson. I am calling on him to halt verification until these claims can be fully investigated. ... See MoreSee Less