State Representative, 56th District
OCCUPATION: Retired Science Teacher, Volunteer Firefighter.
OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Teacher, Hood River School District,
and Oakridge School District.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Bachelors and Masters Degrees, Oregon
PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Dee Fire Department Board of Directors
and Fire Chief; Region 9 Education Service District Board of Directors;
Oregon Department of Education 21st Century Schools Advisory Committee;
Hood River 9-1-1 Advisory Committee
PERSONAL: Paul has been a part of Hood River since 1969. As a
consensus builder he believes that partisan bickering is hurting our state.
Paul Zastrow--An Independent Voice with
Returning Local Control to Our Schools
As a retired educator with 31 years of teaching experience, Paul believes
parents and teachers must have more input into our schools.
As your State Representative, Paul will fight to improve the quality
of our schools by:
Protecting Rural Healthcare Services
Getting tougher on classroom discipline.
Increasing school funding to ensure every child receives a quality education.
Reducing overcrowded classrooms.
Paul will fight to keep our families healthy by:
Maintaining Our Way of Life
Extending the Oregon Health Plan to better serve children and seniors in
Creating a Patients' Bill of Rights so patients and their doctors regain
control over health care.
Increasing prescription medication coverage for senior citizens.
Paul will work to:
Ensuring the Safety of Our Children
Educate our workforce to attract higher paying jobs to our community.
Cut taxes for seniors and small business.
To increase the safety of our children, Paul will work to:
"Paul Zastrow will promote an agenda that will help us pass meaningful
HMO reform and work to increase school funding to ensure every child in
Oregon receives a quality education." Governor John Kitzhaber
Support common sense safety measures like requiring criminal background
checks for purchases at gun shows.
Hold parents responsible if they let their children have unsupervised access
to a firearm.
(This information furnished by Committee to Elect Paul Zastrow.)
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