Linthicum files for re-election
and News from Press Release 10/23/19
Dennis Linthicum, R-Beatty, filed for re-election Tuesday
with the Oregon Secretary of State’s office.
28, which Linthicum represents, comprises all or part of
five Central and Southern Oregon counties, including
Jackson, Klamath, Lake, Deschutes and Crook.
“I am running
for re-election because government expansion and over-reach
is wheedling into our daily lives at an unfathomable pace,”
Linthicum said in a news release. “I recognize my duty will
be to re-establish the constitutional principles and family
values that are the heart and soul of the constituents
living in District 28.
continue to fight because people deserve to live in a state
that rewards rather than punishes those who are working to
make a difference in their own communities. The businesses,
farmers, ranchers and truckers who supply our daily bread
should not be punished because they choose to live outside
the Portland Metro area. Entrepreneurs and business owners
who live here, come to invest, take risks, start businesses,
hire employees and provide the goods and services our
communities need,” he added.
families working in this district should get equal access to
the resources that their tax dollars fund.
an education system that prepares young people to achieve
their dreams, a transportation system that provides an
efficient network of affordable roads, and they certainly
don’t need any new taxes, regulations or other employment
burdens,” he said.
Republican Whip, Linthicum said he was proud of his role in
leading the effort to “walk out” and deny the Democrat
super-majority the ability to pass several destructive
Linthicum said Senate Republicans stopped HB 2020 (known as
the “Cap & Trade Bill”), SB 978 ( “Second Amendment Bill”)
and HB 3063 (medical vaccines).
his re-election plans, Linthicum highlighted some of his
Legislative accomplishments, including being co-sponsor of
HB 4005 (prescription drug price transparency), which was
aimed at helping the public understand prescription drug
serves on two of the governor’s healthcare related task
forces, the Task Force on Fair Pricing of Prescription Drugs
and Opioid Epidemic Task Force.
carried the bill to continue the rural tax credit for
medical center employees as well as the military spouse
employment/licensing access bill and pushed for the adequate
funding of Oregon State University Extension and Future
Farmers of America programs within the education budget.
“I look forward
to continuing to represent the people of Senate District
28,” he said. “I will oppose the outrageous new taxes,
increases in fees and regulatory over-reach that are
currently being recommended by the super-majority party. I
pledge to fight for private property rights, freedom for
medical consent, the individual’s right to keep and bear
arms, and our God-given right to life and liberty.”
Dennis lives in
Beatty with his wife, Diane.
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