Last week was a busy and exciting week on the campaign trail. Tuesday was the deadline for candidates to file to run in the 2018 election. At the deadline a well-known liberal democrat jumped into my race for County Commissioner.
On Valentine's Day, the Marion County Commissioners hosted the State of the County. Each of our three commissioners spoke about their areas of focus in county government. I encourage you to watch the address. It's a great way to understand better what is going on in our county.
Recently, I met with Mike and Craig Evans. They are the founders of Salem Bridge Solutions; a grassroots organization that is doing the vital work of advocating for a third bridge connecting West Salem with downtown Salem.
Last week we had an incredible kick-off event. It was wonderful to talk with old friends and make new ones. Marion County is our home and I’m so grateful for each and every person working with me to make Marion County the heart of Oregon.
The communities of Santiam Canyon are threatened by a massive federal project that could cause irreversible damage to the local economy. Join me in standing with the communities of the Santiam Canyon and say no to draining Detroit Lake.