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Senate Republican Office Press Release 10/11/07
Whitsett honored by state natural resource group
Salem, OR – Oregonians for Food and Shelter (OFS) has named
Senator Doug Whitsett (R-Klamath Falls) a Legislative All-Star for
the 2007 session. The All-Star designation recognizes Whitsett’s
hard work and effective advocacy on behalf of Oregon’s natural
resource-related employers and communities.
“Doug Whitsett is a standard bearer the natural resource community
can count on,” said Ann Tracy, a local cattle rancher. “Doug’s
voice is the first to defend our local family farms and
agricultural businesses. He is a staunch advocate for the issues
we care about.”
In the 2007, OFS focused on legislation relating to pesticide use,
an adequate water supply, and other farm and forest concerns.
“I am honored by the recognition of Oregonians for Food and
Shelter,” said Whitsett. “Serving as a voice for farmers,
foresters and other family agricultural businesses is a great
Oregonians for Food and Shelter is an Oregon-based, non-profit
coalition of individuals, businesses and organizations. They are
united to promote the efficient production of quality food and
forest products while protecting human health, personal property
and the environment through the integrated, responsible use of
pest management products, soil nutrients and biotechnology.