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Legislator PhotoSenator Lew Frederick

Democrat - District 22-  Portland

Capitol Phone: 503-986-1722
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-419, Salem, Oregon 97301
Email: Sen.LewFrederick@oregonlegislature.gov
Website:
http://www.oregonlegislature.gov/frederick

 
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It is an honor to represent the people of North and Northeast Portland in the Oregon Legislature. We are a district rich in diversity and ambition.

I was recently elected to serve as the Senate Majority Whip alongside my friend Senator Sara Gelser. This session, I continue to serve on the Joint Ways and Means Committee and co-chair its Subcommittee on Education, in addition to continuing to serve on its Subcommittee on Natural Resources. I will also continue serving on the Joint Committee on Transporation, Joint Committee on the Interstate 5 Bridge, and as an alternate to the Joint and Senate Committees on Conduct. I will also serve on our decennial Senate Committee on Redistricting​ and the Joint Committee on Legislative Policy and Research. This puts me at more committee assignments than any other Senator and I look forward to new opportunities to solve problems for Oregon.

We continue to face urgent problems with scarce resources with which to solve them. I believe in asking of every decision, “How will this make our lives better, in my District and in the State as a whole?” I think we also have to consider: "Will this decision make something worse?" I am proud of the work we have done to focus what we have on building our economic vitality and security. I will continue to focus on increasing economic opportunities, protecting and improving our environment both locally and globally, improving public safety in a real, meaningful and humane way, and ensuring access to a complete and comprehensive education for every child, close to home.

I sincerely value your input, questions and concerns; in fact, I need them. Please do not hesitate to contact my office regarding any issue that is important to you or for help navigating government resources. You can leave a message for my office at 503-986-1722, or by email at Sen.LewFrederick@oregonlegislature.gov. Please know that we see and hear every message that we receive and we appreciate your patience as we respond to any questions you may ask.

Sincerely,

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Lew Frederick
Senate District 22
North and Northeast Portland