How about instead of rent control, let's get some tax control. That would help us all. I think we are all smart enough to figure out that when property taxes go up so does rent. Landlords don't eat it, it's just passed along to the renter. Rent control means the landlords just are going to figure out a different way to get their money.
All those feel-good things the government does for us in the long run does not help the poor. If they really cared about helping, and not just to get reelected, they would help with bringing better paying jobs to Oregon. Right now there seems to be a lot of jobs to be had, but not living-wage jobs. The government doesn't miss a beat on raising taxes. Give us all a break.
As all ways, vote the shysters out.
Millersburg (Feb. 24)