Issues

Laurie Monnes Anderson: Caring for East County
As a nurse, Laurie Monnes Anderson has spent her career caring for East County families and she has a proven record of improving senior services, public safety, and government accountability.
“Laurie’s work has been vital to securing $2 million in funding for afterschool programs and making sure that the East Metro Gang Enforcement Team can keep East County safe.”
- Mike Reese, Multnomah County Sheriff
 
•Caring for our Seniors
Laurie puts protecting seniors at the top of her priority list. That’s why she’s fought to toughen penalties against elder abuse.
Endorsed by Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens
 
•Caring for East County families
Laurie Monnes Anderson voted for the new paid sick leave law. She also supports equal pay for equal work to help hard-working families in our community build brighter futures.
“Laurie’s support for our new paid sick leave law will have a big positive impact on families across East County.”
- Mario Palmero, Gresham City Council President 
 
•Laurie Monnes Anderson cares about affordable housing
At a time of skyrocketing housing costs, Laurie Monnes Anderson helped pass legislation to ban rent increases in the first year of month-to-month rentals. Now, she’s working to increase protections against improper evictions and excessive rent increases.
 
•Accountable, transparent government
Laurie supports greater oversight of state contracting, more scrutiny of corporate tax breaks, and limiting lobbyists’ influence.

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