In The News

August 12, 2017, The Portland Tribune mentions Lew in an article about the Pan Africa Festival.

August 10, 2017, The Oregonian mentions Lew in a piece about Portland’s new police chief.

August 8, 2017, The Statesman Journal mentions Gov. Kate Brown’s intention to veto a bill sponsored by Lew to help convicted criminals re-enter the workforce.

July 28, 2017, KGW mentions Lew’s support for affordable housing in the face of federal budget cuts

July 20, 2017 Lew in the Skanner talking about defelonizing drug possession charges

July 7, 2017 Lew taks with OPB about expanding Oregon’s status as a sanctuary state

July 6, 2017 Lew talks about tenant protections in the Portland Tribune

July 4, 2017 Lew is mentioned on OPB in a piece about legislation requiring recording of grand jury proceeding

June 20, 2017 Lew in The Oregonian talking about funding for wildlife trapping

June 9, 2017 Lew Frederick talks to Think Out Loud about Portland’s search for police chief

April 14, 2017 KOIN.com Oregonians urged to report hate crimes

April 3, 2017 OregonLive Oregon Senate passes bill barring shackling, cuffing of juveniles in court with exceptions

February 14, 2017 Portland Tribune Sen. Lew Frederick looks to reduce racial profiling

January 6, 2011 Street Roots: Frederick’s Big Four

July 1, 2010 – Portland Tribune: Racism in Portland: What are we doing?

June 2, 2010 – Willamette Week: 32 Shots, One Plan: What a lawmaker wants to do about the Keaton Otis shooting.

March 17, 2010 – Democracy for America Endorses Lew Frederick for Oregon State House

March 3, 2010 – Oregon Legislature Passes 14 bills to Support Business and Employment

February 17, 2010 – Lew and Rep. Kotek Speak on the House Floor regarding Police Incidents in North and Northeast Portland

Oct 30, 2009 – State of Oregon: Lew Frederick Sworn in as Newest House Member

Oct 22, 2009 – Willamette Week: House District 43: It’s Lew Frederick

Oct 22, 2009 – The Portland Mercury: BREAKING: County Picks Frederick for State

Oct 22, 2009 – OregonLive: Frederick Chosen for House District 43 seat

Oct 22, 2009 – Blue Oregon: HD-43: Live, from the appointment hearing. Update: It’s Lew Frederick!

Oct 21, 2009 – The Skanner: The Skanner News Endorses Lew Frederick for Oregon House of Representatives.

Oct 21, 2009 – The Portland Mercury: Lew Frederick for North Portland State Legislator

Oct 20, 2009 – Amanda Fritz: Why I Support Lew Frederick for House District 43

Oct 14, 2009 – Blue Oregon: Frederick, Colllymore & Lincoln nominated for HD43 seat

Oct 7, 2009 – Blue OregonState Senator Chip Shields Endorses Lew Frederick for HD 43

Sep 29, 2009 – Blue Oregon: I want to represent House District 43 in the Oregon Legislature

Aug 20, 2009 – Portland Sentinel: Lew Frederick to seek House seat should Shields shuffle to Senate

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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