OCCUPATION: Oregon Labor Commissioner
OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Attorney, Lane County Commissioner
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: LL.M. in Taxation, New York University
School of Law, 1980; J.D., University of Oregon Law School, 1978; B.S.,
University of Oregon School of Journalism, 1975.
PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Lane County Commissioner 1989-1995;
Oregon Labor Commissioner 1995 present
JACK ROBERTS: LIMITED GOVERNMENT AND LOWER TAXES
Experienced Leadership Not Higher Taxes and Bigger Government
Roberts will balance the state budget without new taxes or keeping over-collected
income tax "kicker" refunds.
During the past eight years, while the total state budget grew by 70%,
Roberts limited spending in his agency to less than 1% a year.
JACK ROBERTS: A STRONGER ECONOMY AND MORE JOBS
Roberts opposed keeping income tax refunds to grow government in 2001 and
opposed Kitzhaber's $244 million tax increase in 2002.
Governor Kitzhaber Proposed a Tax Increase Roberts Proposed an
Reduce Taxes, Control Spending
Reduce Regulations, Create Jobs
Cut the state capital gains tax to 5% over 5 years; support and enforce
a limit on state spending growth.
Balanced Use, Management of Natural Resources
Remove regulations that harm job creation; create tax incentives to keep
and attract more jobs.
JACK ROBERTS: A CONSERVATIVE LEADER WHO CAN WIN
Fight for jobs and families whose livelihoods depend on the responsible
use of natural resources: farming, ranching, timber and fisheries; defend
Roberts is the only candidate who has already won two statewide elections
against tough Portland Democrats: in 1998 with 60% of the vote, winning
all 36 Oregon counties and in 1994 by defeating a 16-year liberal Democrat
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Roberts will defend 2nd amendment rights; support parental notification
for abortion; protect property rights; appoint common sense judges.
(This information furnished by Jack Roberts for Governor.)