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: 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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Join the MultDems Climate Action Team

One Major Way To Take Action for Clean and Safe Homes by Catherine Thomasson Climate change impacts like drought and wildfires dictate driving fossil fuel use to zero. One of the major issues is reducing carbon emissions from buildings. Besides the use of electricity, this is the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions in buildings.…

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