Executive Club Tonight: Important 4 person Legislative update

Oregon Executive Club Speaker Series Wed. June 7 at 7:00pm Portland Airport Shilo Inn, 11707 NE Airport Way –Event is free, $20 dinner option offered at event The Legislature is looking at $11 billion in new taxes during the final … Continue reading

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Oregon Senate Committee Votes Out SB 494, Endangers Patients with Mental Illness or Dementia

By Oregon Right to Life Yesterday the Oregon Senate Rules Committee passed out Senate Bill 494 on a party-line vote. Touted as a “simple update” to Oregon’s current advance directive, this bill is designed to allow for the starving and … Continue reading

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Responding to the Open Letter to Oregon Republican Leadership

By James Buchal In an “Open Letter,” former Republicans John Boylston and Patrick DeKlotz falsely attack Republican leaders for “failing to address hateful actions and rhetoric”. They go further and falsely accuse me as Chairman of the Multnomah County Republican Party … Continue reading

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All star panel addresses coming Legislative threats

Oregon Executive Club Speaker Series Wed. June 7  at  7:00pm Portland Airport Shilo Inn, 11707 NE Airport Way –Event is free, $20 dinner option offered at event The Legislature is looking at $11 billion in new taxes during the final … Continue reading

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Mayor Wheeler Cancels Free Speech – Oregon GOP Responds

Wilsonville, OR– The Oregon Republican Party issued the following statement from Chairman Bill Currier in reaction to Portland Mayor Wheeler’s attempt to ban political demonstrations whose message he doesn’t favor, as well as other statements and events this past weekend. … Continue reading

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Comparison of Tax Burden for Retirees by State – Kiplinger Guide Review

By Bob Clark Ever since I retired in the year 2005 I’ve been interested in moving to a place with a lower tax burden than that of Oregon, where I grew up and still reside.  So far, the farthest I … Continue reading

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Open Letter: Oregon Republican Leadership Must Stand Up for Equality and Love as Well as Liberty

Some Oregon Republican leaders failed in their response to the horrendous actions of Jeremy Christian. We are not surprised. Failing to adequately address hateful actions and rhetoric has become a trend with many in today’s GOP leadership. Today, all Republicans … Continue reading

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Students For Liberty to Host a Conference on Taxation and Public Lands

Eugene, OR — Students For Liberty will host an event the Redwood Auditorium at the University of Oregon . This event will be a two issue themed conference to cover taxation and public land issues. Speakers include: Wally Hicks, County … Continue reading

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Best 2017 Veteran photo

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Afghanistan wounded veteran, Earl Granville, finished the 2017 Boston Marathon.   Right before he crossed the finish line he grabbed his guide and lifted her and a flag to boot.   WCVB News has more:

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Gov. Brown’s 2002 quote best explains PERS failure

By Self Serving Politicians Are Driving Oregon Into Bankruptcy Coalition, Kate Brown said “PERS ought to be fixed but now is not the time…” (Oregonian September 8, 2002) That was in 2002, when PERS was only $4 billion in the … Continue reading

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Full page ad starts debate on spending reform

  By Jason Williams, Taxpayer Association of Oregon A full page ad in the state’s largest newspaper ran in the Sunday Oregonian this week (click photo for larger view).   It was placed by Brighter Oregon, a  broad  statewide coalition of … Continue reading

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The Technology Dividend: Growing Government the Stealth Wealth Way

By Representative Mike Nearman For the third straight session, I serve on the Joint Committee on Legislative Information Management and Technology. In addition to the small smattering of policy bills that get presented to the committee, we have – at … Continue reading

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New anti-business sales tax video

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon, Priority Oregon has released a new video that reveals the hard truth behind the proposals to raise a multi-billion dollar tax on business sales (sometimes called a gross receipts tax or business activity tax). The … Continue reading

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