Werner For Oregon :: Republican for State Representative #56

Representative Reschke Files for Re-Election

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Klamath Falls, OR — State Representative E. Werner Reschke (R-Klamath Falls), today, filed for re-election to the Oregon House of Representatives, District 56, serving Klamath and Lake counties.

“I pledged to restore constitutional principles and rural community values to the way our government does business in Salem. I’m proud to say I have worked hard to live up to that pledge. It’s been an honor to serve the people of southern Klamath and Lake counties. I look forward to once again having the opportunity to represent the people in this district,” said Rep. Reschke.

In announcing his re-election plans, Rep. Reschke highlighted his 2017 Legislative accomplishments, including:

Community Bills

Brought significant funding for building projects at:

  • Oregon Tech — $42 million Center for Excellence in Engineering & Technology
  • KCC — $7.8 million for Career/Technical Center
  • Klamath YIP — $1 million for helping young teen women in juvenile detention

Chief Sponsor Bills

HB 3077 — Protects victims email/social media accounts
HB 3435 — Allows Federal “Road Funds” to be loaned to special service districts (Klamath/Curry/Yamhill)
HB 3206 — Gives 12% tax credit on workforce training costs coordinated through KCC
HB 2998 — Streamline credit transfers from Community College to 4-year University
HB 2729 — Open Educational Resources; free online textbooks
Rep. Reschke serves on the House committee for Energy and Environment, where he fought to protect Oregon farms and businesses from new, burdensome regulations in the 2017 Session. Rep. Reschke also serves on the Economic Development and Trade Committee, and the Higher Education and Workforce Committee. 


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