Stop Kate Brown from turning her back on Oregon's mental health crisis!
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Kate Brown is proposing shutting down the Junction City Mental Health Hospital that she spent $130 million dollars building just 18 short months ago; not to mention displacing the 422 employees that work there. Her proposed budget increases school funding 9% to just over $8 billion dollars while shutting down a greatly needed facility that will only save $34.5 million dollars a year. Did I mention that she is also proposing to shut down a youth offenders facility in Warrenton and trim state funding to Oregon's Community Care organizations ? Where are your priorities Kate? She wants to raise taxes by $900 million, and raise reserves to over $1 billion which will be the biggest stock pile in the states history. Even without Kate's tax increases, general fund revenues are projected to be 8.3% higher ($19.45 billion) in the 2017-19 than in the current two-year budget. Kate is turning her back on the mental health crisis that Oregon is faced with. Stand together and stop her madness!
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