Oregon House GOP Leader Mike McLane on Revenue Forecast

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Oregon House Republican Office

Salem, OR – House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) issued the following statement yesterday regarding the December 2015 Oregon Revenue Forecast:

“We should approach today’s revenue forecast with a sense of cautious optimism. While our state’s economy continues to expand, it’s now doing so at a slower rate. And with key economic indicators warning of potential problems ahead, the prospects of continued growth are anything but certain.

“Oregonians have worked hard to bring our state back from the depths of the Great Recession, but long-term economic expansion continues to be hindered by burdensome government mandates and the threat of massive tax increases. As serious financial challenges loom yet again, we must pursue policies that will incentivize private-sector development and bring new family-wage jobs to Oregon, not ones that drive them away.”