Senate approves $700 million in new taxes!

Taxpayer Association of Oregon

On both tax bills raising $700+ in new taxes, came down to a party-line vote.
— HB 3405: $261 million in new taxes on business, raises corporate minimum from $10 tup to $100,000 and increases the overall tax rate on Oregon corporations.
— HB 2649: $472 million in new income taxes on higher income earners (125,000 above).

18 VOTED YES: Alan C Bates-D,Suzanne Bonamici-D, Ginny Burdick-D, Margaret Carter-D, Peter Courtney-D, Richard Devlin-D, Jackie Dingfelder-D,Mark Hass-D , Betsy Johnson-D,Rick Metsger-D, Laurie Monnes Anderson-D, Rod Monroe-D, Bill Morrisette-D, Floyd Prozanski-D, Diane Rosenbaum-D, Martha Schrader-D,Joanne Verger-D, Vicki L Walker-D,

12 VOTED NO. Jason Atkinson-R, Brian Boquist-R, Ted Ferrioli-R, Larry George-R, Fred Girod-R, Jeff Kruse-R, Frank Morse-R,David Nelson-R, Bruce Starr-R, Chris Telfer-R, Doug Whitsett-R, Jackie Winters-R .