Government and law

Government and law
Oregon Democrats release tax plan
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Oregon Legislature released a $275 million tax increase plan that would fall on the top 5% of taxpaying households.

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Navy won't send ships to Rose Festival
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The U.S. Navy won't send ships to the Portland Rose Festival or Seattle's SeaFair because of mandatory budget cuts.

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Oregon House considers limiting tax breaks
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Tuesday, April 09, 2013

An Oregon House panel is considering a plan to raise $275 million by limiting tax breaks to higher-income families and businesses.

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Expert opinion: do tax credits and business incentives create jobs?
April 2013
Monday, April 01, 2013

0413 FOB ExpertOpinionThe state and local governments extend hundreds of millions of dollars each year in property tax waivers, corporate income tax credits, rebates and loans. Yet the question remains: Do tax credits and incentives actually create jobs?

 

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Bill would give free tuition to OHSU students that practice in rural areas
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Thursday, March 28, 2013

A proposed Oregon bill would fund tuition and fees for OHSU students who practice in rural or underserved areas after graduation.

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