Sponsored by Forest Grove Economic Development
Home Must Reads Union members call 'grand bargain' a 'grand theft'

Union members call 'grand bargain' a 'grand theft'

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, September 27, 2013

Gov. Kitzhaber's 'grand bargain' was hit by union members and environmentalists in its first public hearing.

During the first of two public hearings on the package, lawmakers heard from farmers who hate it, farmers who love it and union members wearing buttons calling what's known as the "grand bargain" a "grand theft."

The partisan bickering in Washington, D.C. could lead to a shutdown of the federal government, Kitzhaber noted, suggesting that Oregonians are better than that. "We can come together and do the right thing for Oregon because we are Oregonians."

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

Comments   

 
Guest
+2 #1 Grand BargainGuest 2013-09-27 19:03:59
If the union members think the people are going to pay the outrageous retirement agreements, we didn't vote for, they are fools, when you make a deal that is so unbalanced, you are participating in the the failure of your deal. It's over, be reasonable or be a victim of your own greed.
Quote | Report to administrator
 

More Articles

South Waterfront's revenge

News
Thursday, July 24, 2014
MoodyAveBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Remember the naysayers?  Those who called the South Waterfront aerial tram a boondoggle?  Those who rejoiced at the massive sell off of luxury condos at the John Ross and Atwater Place?


Read more...

Podcast: Interview with Pete Friedes

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

082714-thumb friedesbookTom Cox interviews Pete Friedes, author of "The 2R Manager," about becoming a Best Boss.


Read more...

Private liberal arts education: superior outcomes, competitive price

Contributed Blogs
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
0826 thumb collegemoneyBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Why has six years become an acceptable investment in public undergraduate education that over-promises and underperforms?


Read more...

OB Video: Dress for Success

News
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
DFSOBY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR

Dress for Success Oregon promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools.


Read more...

Interview: Dr. Mark Goulston

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 10, 2014
JustListenBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Tom Cox interviews Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.


Read more...

The Scott Kveton affair

News
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
ScottKvetonBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.


Read more...

Q&A: David Lively of Organically Grown Co.

News
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
OGCLogoBY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER

Demand for organic food continues to soar: Last year, sales of organic food rose to $32.3 billion — up 10% from 2012. In Oregon, organic produce wholesaler Organically Grown Co. has been championing organic growing methods for four decades.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS