Kitzhaber crisis week forecasts ugly 2015

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com Carbon Tax exposed: The Oregonian Editorial Board called Kitzhaber’s Carbon Tax campaign “Bogus” and proceeded to intellectually tear apart his chief sales promise of saving the state $1.6 billion. Readers can figure it out … Continue reading

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Kitzhaber’s new taxes (which fund his scandal driven pals)

TAO to fight back against two new tax increases By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com Expect a raid on your Income Tax Kicker Refund Just after being elected Gov. Kitzhaber announced that is looking into plans to take your kicker … Continue reading

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Restore the Democratic Process: Repeal Obamacare

By Larry Huss, When Congress convenes in January, a new Republican majority will be in control. There are a host of problems that President Barack Obama has ignored or made worse that the new Congress needs to address. In the … Continue reading

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Previous Street Tax bad news for Portland

By Tom Butler, Taxpayer Association of Oregon Over a decade ago, the Ontario, Oregon City Council passed its own version of a city street maintenance tax. You know, one of those “good taxes” that you never have to pay, but … Continue reading

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The Governor’s Budget: Much More Than Beer Money

By Steve Buckstein Governor John Kitzhaber released his proposed 2015-17 budget this week. Critics were quick to argue that it’s either too much or too little, depending on their point of view. Media reports focused on his General Fund budget … Continue reading

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Executive Club tonight: Lars Larson

Executive Club Keynote Speaker: Lars Larson Most popular radio talk show host in the NW. Wed. Dec 3rd, 7pm Portland Airport Shilo Inn ~~ 11707 Northeast Airport Way Bring a friend! ~~ $20 buffet option ~~ no host bar Next … Continue reading

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Street Tax poll: 83% want a vote!

By Taxpayer Association Oregon, Excerpts from Dec 2, 2014,Riley Research Poll on Portland street tax… Nearly two-thirds of likely voters in the City of Portland are opposed to the new personal income and business tax (63%), including 50% who strongly … Continue reading

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