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May 23, 2017 01:46 PM
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"Oregonians deserve a safe space from government manipulation, propaganda and bloated contracts."
 
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OREGON STATE GOVERNMENT'S $278 MILLION 
SELF-PROMOTION MACHINE 
By Adam Andrzejewski | FORBES
May 23, 2017
 
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In Oregon, public relations, marketing and advertising for state-run enterprises is very lucrative.
 
In Oregon, a $7.15 million two-year advertising contract became a $22.87 million six-year contract. A $4.75 million five-year advertising contract can be extended without a competitive bid process for for up to fifteen years. 
 
An Oregon Lottery vendor gets to bill six positions for $200 and more per hour and reaped $34 million in payouts.
 
But, it's even worse...
 
Governor Kate Brown's 'PR' machine is targeting manufacturing companies for polluting 'violations' of proposed regulations - even though they are in compliance with all current state and federal regulations!
 
Read our OpenTheBooks investigation published at Forbes, click here.
 
Learn about the troubling growth of government 'PR' power and their self-promotion machine. After all, it's your money!
 
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Matthew Tyrmand
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Adam Andrzejewski (say: And-G-F-Ski)
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