Monthly Archives: August 2010

Lew and Rep. Tina Kotek Speak on the House Floor Regarding Police Incidents in North and Northeast Portland

Lew rose to speak during the Remonstrances portion of the House floor session on Wednesday, February 17. Video is available here: The text of his remarks is below: A twelve year old I’ve known all his life told me

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Session Wrap Up – 2010

  A great deal was accomplished in the February, 2010 Special Session. I continue to be inspired by the opportunity to serve my community and serve with  this outstanding group of Oregonians. Fourteen bills were passed just to support business

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Lew speakingvertical cropresizedLew Frederick learned the importance of public service as a young man in Atlanta during the height of the civil rights movement, where a mentor once told him “Use the talents and opportunities you have. You’re supposed to make this world better for those who come after you.”

That mentor was the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Those words, reinforced by his parents’ example, led Lew to a career in public service. They still influence him deeply today, always urging him to make a difference, especially for young people.

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