Portland economist Randall Pozdena authored a powerful commentary about Measure 49 in the Portland Tribune on Tuesday. It hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves.
A key passage reads:
Like the human peonage laws of the past, property takings impoverish some at the whim of a power elite. Oregonians need to abandon the snatch-and-grab politics that underlie Measure 49.
Read the entire commentary at: 49 affects all Oregonians
Steve Buckstein is Senior Policy Analyst and founder of Cascade Policy Institute, a Portland-based think tank.