Occupation: State Representative
Occupational Background: Clinical Psychologist; Small Business Owner; County Commissioner; State Senator; Professor; Truck Driver; Farm Hand
Educational Background: PhD, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology; BA, magna cum laude, Warner Pacific College
Prior Governmental Experience: County Commissioner; State Senator; County Budget Committee; Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation
HUMBLE BEGINNINGS - SUCCESSFUL LEADER
Bill Kennemer grew up poor on a farm outside Corvallis, put himself through college, graduate school, and eventually built a successful business as a family psychologist. Over the years Bill's earned a reputation for working with people to better our community. Bill and Cherie have been actively involved in our local community for over 36 years. Their four children and six grandchildren all live in Clackamas County.
FOCUSING ON THE ECONOMY
"When the Arch Bridge repairs were set to severely damage our local jobs and businesses, Bill Kennemer worked hard with us to make sure ODOT heard our concerns and reassessed the project." Don Slack, downtown Oregon City business owner
HOLDING GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABLE
State spending continues to rise at a rate higher than family incomes in Oregon. Bill Kennemer believes that spending must be sustainable and budgets must be realistic. As State Representative, Bill introduced HB 3275 to require independent, performance audits of agencies. As taxpayers we should expect efficient and cost-effective programs. That's what Bill Kennemer is fighting for in Salem.
CONTROLLING HEALTH CARE COSTS
Bill Kennemer understands the challenges facing many families in paying for basic needs. As a member of the House Health Care Committee, Bill is working to control rising costs while keeping us and our doctors in control of our health care decisions.
SUPPORTING OUR SCHOOLS
Bill Kennemer believes that more of our education tax dollars should be spent in the classroom on textbooks, teachers, and technology - not bureaucracy and overhead. In these challenging economic times we must keep our eye on the future.our children!
VOTE BILL KENNEMER
EXPERIENCED. PROVEN. TRUSTED.
(This information furnished by Friends of Bill Kennemer.)