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REVENUE FORECAST RAISES KICKER QUESTIONS

Written by Taxpayers Association of Oregon on Dec. 16th, 2022
The signal was loud and clear this morning that lawmakers are coming after your kicker. In Salem, the state’s economists gave their quarterly revenue forecast to an interim committee of lawmakers. Surprisingly, even with high prices and increased interest rates, economists are still projecting short-term growth in tax monies coming into the state. In fact,…
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OREGON NEWSPAPERS FACE CRISIS, CLOSURES

Written by Taxpayers Association of Oregon on Sep. 30th, 2022
There are several punishing signs that there is trouble ahead for Oregon’s top newspapers. Guard suffered economic setbacks this year and will be laying off 400 reports nationwide. As a a way to save money these newspapers may be ending editorials. The Klamath Herald is facing complete closure. The Catholic Sentinel, which has existed since the 1…
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LAWMAKERS PUSH $22B INCOME TAX FOR FREE HEALTH PLAN

Written by Taxpayers Association of Oregon on Sep. 29th, 2022

As the Lund Report notes, “The task force released a draft report on Monday and is accepting comment until the end of the day on Sept. 19. The report is due to be submitted to the Legislature later this month. Under the plan, lawmakers would create a single generous statewide comprehensive health insurance plan that eliminates premiums, co-pays, office vis…

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Taxpayers Association of Oregon: The Bull Pen

Written by Taxpayers Association of Oregon on Sep. 5th, 2022
By October 1st, 2022, a new Oregon law will go into effect that bans hiring bonuses in the name of equality (HB 2818).   The current practice of Tri-Met transit offering $7,500 and McMennamins restaurants offering $1,000 hiring bonuses will soon be illegal. If minorities are suffering from lack of employment and businesses suffering from historic labor…
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