Executive Club Meeting
Guest: Rep. Gene Whisnant & Rep. Greg Barreto
Wed. April 1st., 7:00pm
Airport Shilo Inn, Portland
First, come applaud our Taxpayer Association of Oregon
15th annual Thomas Jefferson Award winner!
Rep. Gene Whisnant
Rep. Whisnant as he is being awarded our 15th annual Thomas Jefferson Award for his accomplishments as Oregon’s budget crunching taxpayer champion and one of the boldest voices against government waste.
Whisnant helped pass the widely praised Transparency bill HB 2500 of 2009, which opened wide the doors of our $60 billion dollar state government to the public by creating a government transparency website, where taxpayers can see where their tax dollars are being spent.
(Click here to visit the oregon.gov/transparency site)
Currently Whisnant is investigating hundreds of millions of tax dollars going to vacant state employee positions.
He is also trying to extend transparency laws into a little known half-billion $$ school fund.
Previous Thomas Jefferson Award winners have been Lars Larson, Don McIntire, Jeff Kropf, Sen. Kim Thatcher.
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Then, let’s listen as Rep. Gregg Barreto provides a Capitol update.
Greg is a small businessman from Eastern Oregon who can explain how over-taxation and over-regulation can kill a small businesses.
Barreto was an early voice in the 2015 Legislature about the flood of tax increase bills being introduced in the first days of Session.
Join us Wednesday night.
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Portland Airport Shilo Inn ~~ 11707 Northeast Airport Way
Bring a friend! ~~ $20 buffet option ~~ no host bar
And of course, the cigar room, afterward
Next meeting after this: May 6th
April 1st meeting • Full ExecClub Calendar • May 6th meeting