Tag Archives: Taxes

Measure 104 Becomes Debate Over What Is A Tax In Oregon

Oregon voters will decide this November whether to make it more difficult for the state Legislature to raise taxes and fees. Source: Measure 104 Becomes Debate Over What Is A Tax In Oregon

Don’t use ballot measures to control costs | Opinion

The Portland Tribune editorial board urges a no vote on measures 103 and 104 at the Nov. 6 general election. Source: Our Opinion: Don’t use ballot measures to control costs

Measure 103 Will Ban Grocery Taxes. What Else Will it Do?

Oregon businesses are asking voters to change the state constitution to prohibit city, county and state governments from ever taxing groceries. Source: Measure 103 Will Ban Grocery Taxes. What Else Will it Do?

Justice shouldn’t be a numbers game | Guest Opinion

Timothy Colahan’s recent guest editorial (“The truth about Oregon’s criminal justice system,” Aug. 8) would have you believe that Oregon’s district attorneys spend their time and energy dealing with dangerous felons. A tour through any courthouse in the state would show otherwise. Oregonian/OregonLive letter to the editor Source: Readers respond: Justice shouldn’t be a numbers […]
Read More »

Measure making it harder to tweak taxes makes ballot

An initiative petition that would make it harder for the Legislature to tweak state taxes qualified for the November ballot Thursday. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Measure making it harder to tweak taxes makes ballot

Oregon’s Initiative Process Could Mean 2018 Votes On Taxes, Abortion, Immigration

Oregonians could be voting on taxes, abortion and immigration this fall. With the Friday, July 6, deadline approaching for initiative petitions, the lineup of ballot measures for voters is becoming more certain. At this point, three tax-related measures appear headed to the statewide ballot — although Gov. Kate Brown is attempting to work out a compromise […]
Read More »

Oregon Voters Could Decide To Make It Harder For Legislature To Raise Revenue

With rising pension and health care costs, the state of Oregon is facing a likely budget shortfall. One ballot measure this November could give voters significant influence over how lawmakers find money to fund the state’s school and fix the roads. Source: Oregon Voters Could Decide To Make It Harder For Legislature To Raise Revenue

Eight things about Salem’s unclaimed $151 million winning Powerball ticket

Oregon Lottery officials are still waiting for the winner of the $151 million Powerball jackpot to claim their prize. The winning ticket was purchased in Salem. Lottery officials said the specific store location won’t be revealed until after the ticket has been redeemed and validated.   Source: Eight things about Salem’s unclaimed $151 million winning […]
Read More »

Happy Valley not happy after its newly won control of parks revoked

Less than a month before Happy Valley’s new parks district would take effect, the state says that due to a technical flaw, the withdrawal from the NCPRD is kaput. Source: Happy Valley not happy after its newly won control of parks revoked

Supreme Court Tax Ruling Could Have Consequences For Oregon Businesses 

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that internet retailers can be required to collect sales taxes from states where stores lack a physical presence. In Oregon, where there is no sales tax, small businesses are worried they’ll have to buy expensive software to determine how much to charge for each purchase from each state. Source: Supreme Court Tax Ruling […]
Read More »