CHRISTINE DRAZAN

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Drazan’s Plan For Supporting Police & Holding Criminals Accountable

This morning, Christine Drazan released her plan for supporting police and holding criminals accountable: Violent crime in Oregon is out of control, especially in Portland, which is experiencing an all-time high in murders. When police were being attacked, Kate Brown and Portland politicians ignored it. Under my administration, the days of treating police like criminals […]

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The Oregonian Editorial Board Endorses Christine Drazan for Governor

Editorial endorsements May 2022: In Republican primary for governor, voters’ best choice is Christine DrazanThe Oregonian Editorial Board But Republicans looking to nominate the candidate with the strongest chance of winning in the November general election should vote for former House Minority Leader Christine Drazan. First elected to the House in 2018, the Clackamas County legislator […]

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Bend Bulletin Endorses Christine Drazan for Governor

Editorial: Drazan and Kotek for governor in their respective primariesBend Bulletin Editorial Board Who will deliver change for Republican voters, if elected? Any Republican governor would at some level. They would have the power of appointments, executive orders and direction, agenda-setting, use of the line-item veto and the ability to at least start the conversation […]

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Drazan Condemns ODFW Commission’s Rock Creek Hatchery Decision

Christine Drazan issued the following statement today in response to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission’s decision to terminate the Rock Creek summer steelhead hatchery program. The Commission voted 4-3 to terminate the program, despite pleas from tribes and anglers to maintain the program. “For more than 60 years, the Rock Creek steelhead hatchery has […]

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Christine Drazan Responds To Linn County vs. The State of Oregon Ruling

Canby, Ore. – Christine Drazan issued the following statement in response to the Oregon Court of Appeals decision in Linn County vs. The State of Oregon, which overturned a prior verdict handed down by Linn County jurors in favor of the counties and local taxing districts: “I am disappointed in today’s decision by the Oregon Court of Appeals. It […]

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Drazan Responds To Tina Kotek’s Just “Write Me A Letter” Comments

Former House Republican Leader Christine Drazan today responded to Former House Speaker Tina Kotek’s recent comments defending the status quo in Oregon state agencies and suggesting that agency directors should just “write (her) a letter” explaining why they are successful, instead of forcing needed change. Excerpt From PW Lobby Group Newsletter “When asked how she […]

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Tax Day Serves As Reminder Of Need For New Leadership In Oregon

Canby, Ore. – As Oregonians prepare to finish their taxes today, Christine Drazan’s campaign for governor reminded taxpayers that the two leading Democratic candidates for governor this year – Tina Kotek and Betsy Johnson – voted in lockstep with Governor Kate Brown in support of billions of dollars worth of new taxes and fees on Oregonians, including supporting […]

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Drazan Responds To Brown Administration’s Effort To Prohibit Sale Of Gas-Powered Vehicles

Canby, Ore. – Christine Drazan released the following statement today in response to an op-ed from the Director of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality announcing the state will adopt a rule later this year prohibiting the sale of gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035. “Once again, bureaucrats in the Brown administration are pushing a political agenda that goes well beyond […]

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Christine Drazan: Family Farms Are Worth Fighting For

Canby, Ore. – Christine Drazan today highlighted the importance of family farms in Oregon. Drazan pointed to a recent Capital Pressprofile, which featured several family-owned farms that have left Oregon due to politics and an overburdensome regulatory environment. “Family farms that have been here for generations are making the decision to sell their operations and relocate out […]

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Christine Drazan Criticizes Oregon’s Tax On Paying Taxes

Canby, Ore. – Former House Republican Leader and state representative Christine Drazan today criticized the Oregon Department of Revenue for the agency’s decision to discontinue the most popular free tax filing services. The decision could force nearly half of Oregon taxpayers to pay to file their state taxes this year or require them to file via mail, […]

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