By Taxpayer Association of Oregon
The defining issue of our time is Oregon’s $14 billion government employee pension PERS debt as acknowledged by everyone including Governor Kitzhaber, former Governor Kulongoski and Oregon’s leading newspapers. House Speaker Tina Kotek rejected meaningful changes and instead ramped up state spending and borrowing as if the laws of economics and math do not exist — putting everyone in financial jeopardy in the future. Please look at our two cartoons and vote on your favorite on the right hand side of this website. Please also Like, Tweet and email this cartoon.