MultDems Support Free Speech

TikTok influencer

At the April Central Committee meeting, Multnomah County Democrats passed a resolution opposing the “TikTok Ban”

As Biden signs legislation requiring TikTok’s parent company ByteDance to divest itself from China, and TikTok plans its pushback, MultDems are coming out in full support of free speech, noting how TikTok and other platforms are vital to small businesses in America, particularly for BIPOC companies and influencers.

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We Support Portland Teachers

Portland Teachers rally 2023

The Multnomah County Democrats support the Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) in their decision to authorize a strike. PAT members have been working at Portland Public Schools without a contract since June. Their requests for lower class size limits, higher compensation, school building conditions and other measures are reasonable and will benefit students. Find out what Democrats can do to support teachers.

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About the New House Speaker…

U.S. House of Representatives

A statement from the Admin team of the Multnomah County Democrats about the new Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Mike Johnson. The message to Oregonians and all Americans is clear: the Republican Party is owned by anti-democratic extremists.

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Opinion: Defend Democracy Against Fascism in Tennessee

Tennesee statehoues chamber

Michael Burleson, Chair of the Democratic Party of Multnomah County, applauds the moral courage of Justin Jones, Justin Pearson, and Gloria Johnson in standing up for the safety of Tennessee children. I condemn the expulsion of Justin Jones and Justin Pearson from the Tennessee legislature.

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Opinion: Rene Gonzalez’s Tent Ban is Cruel

Portland City Hall

In February, Portland City Commissioner Rene Gonzalez banned Portland Street Response from distributing tents to the houseless citing fire danger. Multnomah County Democrats Chair Michael Burleson urges Gonzales to reverse course on this response to the housing crisis in Portland.

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