Candidate forums tonight, Saturday invite public participation
Friday, October 5, 2018
A public candidate forum at 6:30 tonight at the Silverton Grange will introduce the community to House District 18 Rep. Rick Lewis and his Democratic challenger, Barry Shapiro.
At 9 a.m. Saturday, House District 37 candidate Rachel Prusak will meet with the public at Stafford Primary School in West Linn. Prusak is challenging Republican Rep. Julie Parrish.
OSBA members have consistently identified revenue reform and cost containment as their top legislative priorities. Executive Director Jim Green said election season provides an important opportunity for education advocates to determine where candidates stand on the need to fund K-12 schools to the Quality Education Model.
“Our students need lawmakers who understand why we should be investing more in young people,” Green said.