Putting Oregon’s Public and Private Sectors in Perspective

For another view of how Oregon’s private sector has fared during this recession compared to the public sector, take a look at this chart:

Source of data: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Measures 66 and 67 will make this disparity even worse. See Cascade Policy Institute’s research on the measures and related issues at:

Measures 66 and 67 will cost 70,000 Oregonians their jobs

Steve Buckstein is founder and senior policy analyst at Cascade Policy Institute, Oregon’s free market public policy research center.