Rep. Mike Mclane of Powell Butte Files for Re-Election


Will focus on Oregon small businesses and reducing cost drivers on programs. 

Mike McLane (R – Powell Butte) filed for re-election yesterday and pledged to work to make Oregon’s government an ally for the state’s small businesses and to control cost drivers for state programs. 

“I have two main goals I believe the Oregon Legislature needs to achieve. First, it needs to be an ally for Oregon’s small businesses. Too often, state government can be antagonistic to those who grow our economy.

Second, Oregon needs to control cost drivers in our budget in a mature and thoughtful way so we aren’t just asking Oregon taxpayers to pay more for state programs,” Rep. McLane said. “I am running for re-election to House District 55 to fight for our farms, families and small businesses.” 

Rep. McLane was first elected to House District 55 in 2010. After being re-elected in 2012, he was chosen by his House Republican colleagues to serve as the House Republican Leader.Rep.

McLane is an attorney at Miller Nash LLP in Bend and serves on the Prineville/Crook County Economic Advisory Board.

He is also an officer in the Oregon Air National Guard’s 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls. Rep. McLane lives on a small farm in Crook County with his wife of 26 years, Holly, and their three children.

He graduated magna cum laude from Lewis and Clark Law School, and holds a degree in Agriculture Resource Economics from Oregon State University. Rep. McLane grew up in Condon, Oregon.


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