State Representative Caddy McKeown (D – Coos Bay) on Tuesday filed for re-election for her second term in the Oregon State Legislature. McKeown was elected to represent House District 9 in 2012 after Arnie Roblan vacated the seat to run for the Oregon State Senate. House District 9 includes coastal portions of Coos, Douglas, Lane and Lincoln counties.
Representative McKeown released the following statement on her reelection campaign:
“It is a true honor to represent my friends and neighbors in Salem. I’m proud to bring a strong
voice to the Capitol for our small, coastal communities. We made significant progress on some critical issues this year. I was greatly humbled to be a part of a legislature that secured the largest investment ever made in Oregon’s public schools. We also took important steps to improve the business environment in Oregon by making it easier for small businesses to navigate state regulations and investing in infrastructure projects throughout the state, including new funds for the Coos Bay rail line and Southwestern Oregon Community College. Continue reading