2015-2016 Environmental Scorecard for the Oregon Legislature

Tobias Read

D - Beaverton, Representative, District 27
Tobias Read
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2015-2016 Score

Lifetime Score: 87%

Innovator of the Year

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Email: Rep.TobiasRead@state.or.us

Phone: 503-986-1427

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Innovator of the Year

Rep. Read has been approaching environmental policy with a unique perspective for years, working to develop a pilot program that allowed some solar panel owners to sell their power back to the grid in 2009. In that same spirit, he introduced not one but two creative bills this session – one that would have moved Oregon away from coal power and toward cleaner alternatives by 2025 and another that would have encouraged conservation on public lands.

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House Votes

BillVote
OCN Priority BillSB 324Clean Fuelspro-environment-vote
OLCV Special FocusSB 478Toxic-Free Kidspro-environment-vote
OCN Priority BillSB 5511ODFW Budgetpro-environment-vote
SB 247ODFW Feespro-environment-vote
HB 2564Inclusionary Zoningpro-environment-vote
SB 263Materials Management Policypro-environment-vote
SB 245Materials Management Feespro-environment-vote
HB 2734Brownfield Cleanuppro-environment-vote
HB 2621Photo Radarpro-environment-vote
OCN Priority BillSB 1547Coal Transition pro-environment vote
Major ThreatHB 4040Wolf Delisting pro-environment vote
Major ThreatHB 4079UGB Expansion Pilot pro-environment vote
HB 4122GE Fish Labelling pro-environment vote

OLCV Scores

YearScore
2015-2016100%
201383%
201173%
200985%
200795%

Because they are so important, SB 488, SB 838, and SB 692 - OCN's Priorities for a Healthy Oregon - are double-counted in the scores. HB 3162, equally important and part of an OLCV Special Focus on Toxics, is also double-counted in the scores.

pro-environment voteanti-environment voteabsent or excusedlegislator whose score is 90% or greater
 
 

About OLCV

The Oregon League of Conservation Voters is a non-partisan organization with a simple mission: to pass laws that protect Oregon's environmental legacy, elect pro-environment candidates to office, and hold all of our elected officials accountable.

For more information about OLCV, visit our website at olcv.org.

About the Scorecard

For more than 40 years, OLCV has protected Oregon's natural legacy. An essential part of our work is holding our elected officials accountable. The OLCV Environmental Scorecard is not only one of our most important accountability tools, but also a tradition. The first scorecard was published in 1973.

By sharing how each member of the Legislature voted on the most critical conservation bills, we help Oregonians understand whether legislators listened to their constituents, or if they listened to special interest groups instead. It also serves as a summary of environmental bills and includes special recognition of the legislative champions.