Monthly Archives: April 2010

Willamette Week Endorses Steve!

Today the Willamette Week announced its choice of candidates for the upcoming elections and Steve Griffith is their choice for Senate District 19! They wrote, “Kremer is smart, but her very narrow focus and lack of civic involvement puts her a distant second to Griffith, a lawyer who served two terms on the Portland School [...]
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The Oregonian Endorses Steve Griffith for Senate District 19

After intensive interviews and research into the candidates, the Oregonian has endorsed Steve Griffith for the Senate District 19 seat.  Steve could not be more thrilled to receive the endorsement.  He is pleased that after a great discussion during the interview, the Oregonian found his experience and approach to the issues to be up to [...]
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Griffith Receives Outpouring of Support from the Education Community

Steve is quickly gaining support from the education community.  He has received endorsements from teachers, parents, students, school board members, principals and superintendents.  Education reform is one of the most important issues on Steve’s agenda.  While Steve has a plan to turn Oregon education around, he knows he cannot do it alone.  To solve our problems [...]
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Senate Candidate Steve Griffith leads students to Nation’s Capitol for Constitution Competition

UPDATE: Congratulations are in order to the Lincoln High School Constitution Team!  After a difficult day of competition between the top ten finalists, Lincoln took home fourth place over all out of the 52 competitors.  They have worked hard this year and Oregonians should be proud of the way Lincoln represented them at Nationals. Congratulations Lincoln Constitution Team! Update: Last [...]
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OREGON SENATE DISTRICT 19 POLLING: Senate Majority Leader in “Statistical Tie” with Republican Challenger Steve Griffith

Oregon politics has a new, competitive race to watch.  State Senator Richard Devlin’s hold on his legislative seat is more precarious than ever according to a Riley Research survey, which shows a statistical tie in a match-up between the Democratic incumbent and Republican hopeful Steve Griffith. Riley Research Associates surveyed 269 voters regarding their awareness and [...]
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Senate Candidate Steve Griffith leads students to Nation’s Capitol for Constitution Competition

This week, the Lincoln High School Constitution Team is heading to the National Championship in Washington, DC, led by their coach and Oregon Senate hopeful, Steve Griffith.  In the eight months leading up to their departure, Griffith spent hundreds hours of study with his students at his downtown law office at Stoel Rives LLP.  Each [...]
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Steve in the Blogosphere

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 Griffith for State Senate Here’s an interesting primary race for the Oregon Senate: Republicans in District 19, which includes Lake Oswego, West Linn, Tualatin, and Dunthorpe, are faced with a choice between Steve Griffith and Mary Kremer. The winner will take on incumbent Democrat Richard Devlin in November. I’ve blogged about Steve Griffith before [...]
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Tax Day

Tax Day is nearly upon us, and this year more than ever families are feeling the pressure.  As I go door to door and listen to constituents, many tell me that they are struggling to meet their burdens.   They still pay their taxes, though, and with an honesty that separates America from the much of [...]
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Voter Feedback

Recently, I sent out a survey to voters in my district to ask them what issues are most important to them.  I believe government works best when it responds to the people and that as citizens we have a duty to be actively engaged in Democracy.  There has been tremendous feedback from the survey.  I [...]
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Why I’m running for Senate

The government of a democracy must be responsive to the people. When government becomes divided by partisanship or becomes an interest group in itself, the people have not only a right, but a duty to elect new leadership. I am running (for the Oregon Senate) to give the people that choice. For everyone tired of the [...]
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