Rep. Davis: Bill that hides tax hikes in tax credits is dead

Bill that hides tax increase within a tax credit is dead By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Rep. John Davis (R-Wilsonville) said it looks like the bill (SB 925) that hides a tax increase within a tax credit is dead. “With … Continue reading

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Next Gen. Essay Winner — Life lessons forged in Iraq

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Justin Brecht of Canby has won the 2015 Next Generation essay contest and  a new Apple Watch as top prize! The Taxpayer Association created the contest to give a voice to Oregon’s younger generation.  Please … Continue reading

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This 2nd award needs your online vote

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon The 2015 Next Generation Essay award has been announced, but the People’s Choice award takes the next top 5 finalists and allows the people (like yourself) to vote for the winner online and help them … Continue reading

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65% dislikes tax credit-tax hike swap

New survey shows that 65% of Oregonians dislike tax credit-tax increase swap By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation, One of the most discussed issues in the Legislature is the complex issue of combining tax increases with renewing tax credits into … Continue reading

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Rep. Stark: Sober centers give police options

Representative Duane Stark’s Sober Center Bill passes in House By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation On June 25, 2015, the house passed a bill by Representative Duane Stark that would give legal protection to sobering centers, places where police can … Continue reading

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Executive Club: Allen Alley July 1st

Keynote Speaker: Allen Alley Executive Club Meeting 7:00 pm • Wednesday July 1st Portland Airport Shilo Inn A successful entrepreneur, free-market capitalist,husband and father, Republican candidate for Treasurer for a time Chairman of the Oregon Republican Party, and he even … Continue reading

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Transportation package: A major failure

This entire Legislative Session has been pretty much defined by politics winning out over policy Environmental groups rejected bipartisan plan that almost doubled the level of carbon reduction because they were more interested in the carbon trading program (that would … Continue reading

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