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Education

Education makes the weak strong; and the strong wise. That’s been my mantra since I first ran for the legislature in 1999.

I’ve seen many changes since then – some good, some bad.

In 2015, twelve years of hard work paid off with two major milestones:

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Meet Mark Hass

Mark Hass is an Oregon State Senator from Washington County and Southwest Portland. His priority in the legislature has been the elusive goal of reforming Oregon's tax structure so that it is less volatile and more stable. He is best known as a leader in education policy, authoring Oregon's full day kindergarten bills and the landmark Oregon Promise law (2015), which provides students with up to two years of free community college tuition. Read more.

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Bend Bulletin: Oregon Keeps its Promise to High School Graduates May 2, 2018 OEDA names Senator Hass Legislator of the Year October 21, 2015 Final Touches on Oregon Promise October 15, 2015 Hass named to lead Senate Finance and Revenue Committee, spearhead tax reform December 12, 2014 Moving Forward April 1, 2014

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