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From excellent to awful

by Peter Toll

Excellent

“Excellent”
Sen. Richard Devlin

Awful

“Awful”
Rep. Julie Parrish

Two of Oregon’s best legislators represent the northwest corner of Clackamas County superbly, according to Portland’s sort of alternative Willamette Week newspaper in its June 5 edition. Both are Democrats. Our county also has some of the worst lawmakers. The paper grants anonymity to lobbyists, legislators, staffers and insiders as it gathers information for its semi-annual survey. Frankness is unusual in the political business, hence the anonymity. Only legislators from Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties are included. Continue reading