Janeen has been an advocate for increased resources for our schools and students for nearly 15 years. She supports expanded access for students to have multiple career pathways, hands-on learning opportunities, and mental health resources.
She recently advocated and helped pass investments to reduce teacher burnout and help address the current teacher shortage to keep schools open for in-person learning five days a week.
Janeen has been a Metro Master Recycler since 2012 and enjoys helping the community in their Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Renew efforts to take care of our planet.
She supports legislation to lower carbon emissions and reduce plastic waste, modernize our recycling system, and reverse the impacts of climate change so we can protect our beautiful state for future generations.
Janeen has been a leader in passing common sense gun safety legislation to reduce gun violence and save lives, including landmark legislation to require safe firearm storage and keeping firearms out of the hands of convicted domestic violence abusers. She also supports comprehensive public safety services, including resources for mental health and addiction recovery.
Janeen supports policies that ensure Oregon remains a thriving hub for business and that there is ongoing support for Washington County business growth. She is also an advocate for workforce development policies to strengthen our workforce to address our current shortage and prepare workers for the future.
Janeen’s Senate Committees