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Opinion: Why not kick Oregon’s kicker to PERS?

Under Oregon’s unique 1979 kicker law, when revenues are lower than the economists’ estimate, we don’t pay higher taxes to make up the difference. Instead there are cuts to schools, foster care, clean air enforcement, public safety and the like. But when revenues are more than 2 percent higher than economists estimates, the so-called “kicker” […]
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