Legislator tries to bail out McMinnville airline

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Oregon State Senator Larry George tried to expand tax exemptions for Evergreen International Aviation Inc.'s nonprofits, which are behind on more than $1 million in taxes.

The Legislature usually avoids legislation tailored to specific companies, although recent counter examples include Nike and Intel, which received tax deals in exchange for promises of major expansions. The proposed Evergreen exemptions are more complicated in several respects.

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0 #1 walter wantGuest 2014-02-25 18:57:04
Sure! First the Yamhill County Commissioners approve more Riverbend Landfill Dump acreage for seven more years and 11 Million more tons and now want to relieve a Millon dollars of back taxes owed the county. IS THIS BIG BUSINESS OR just another Garbage Dump?
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