Politics & Government
6:00 am
Wed July 16, 2014

State Rep. Phil Barnhart on Taxes, Schools, Global Warming And More

Oregon Rep. Phil Barnhart
Oregon Rep. Phil Barnhart
Credit www.oregonlive.com

State Representative Phil Barnhart serves Oregon House District 11 in Salem.  A Democrat, he's been in Salem since 2001.  His constituents are in Central Lane and Linn counties, including parts of Eugene and Springfield.  Barnhart is hosting three issue town halls in Eugene this summer.  They deal respectively with pathways to prosperity, education funding and global warming and jobs:

Pathways to Prosperity: "Growing Middle Class Jobs" (with Sec. of  State Kate Brown, Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy) Monday, July 21, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Eugene Public Library.

Education Funding: "Reducing K-12 Class Size, and University and College Tuition" (with Chief State Education Officer Nancy Golden and Tim Nesbitt, Chair of the Higher Ed. Coordinating Commission) Monday, August 11, 6:00-7:30 p.m., U. of O.  School of Law, Room 175

Global Warming and Jobs:  "Reducing Carbon and Increasing Prosperity" (with former State Economist Tom Potiowsky) Tuesday, August 19, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Lane Community College Downtown,     Rooms 112-114