Joe Gallegos files for second state term
State Rep. Joe Gallegos (D-Hillsboro) has formally filed for re-election.
The first-term legislator, who represents Oregons 30th Legislative District, filed the necessary paperwork to run for a new two-year term Friday, Jan. 31.
Serving my community in the Oregon Legislature is an honor, said Gallegos. Im proud of what Ive accomplished in my first term but theres still a lot of work to do.
Gallegos said he wants to help support local workers by working to advance policies that create jobs and expand access to opportunity for all Oregonians.
This means keeping our focus on improving our K-12 system, expanding career training opportunities, curbing tuition costs and working with local businesses to meet the needs of Oregons employers, he explained.
This years primary election will be May 20; the general election will be Nov. 4.
The 30th District includes the cities of Hillsboro and North Plains, as well as portions of Beaverton and Aloha.
Rep. Gallegos serves as vice chairman for the committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development, and is a member of the committee addressing human services and housing issues in the Oregon Legislature. During his first term, Gallegos worked to boost funding for Oregons K-12 schools, and advocated for an additional $10 million for school districts within Washington County.Add a comment