Wall Street Journal on Oregon's "Vanishing Millionaires" (Updated with Response)


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Today's Wall Street Journal editorial page (never a big fan of taxes) unloads on the after-effects of Measures 66 and 67—the personal and corporate tax increases Oregon voters passed in January. Here's the Journal's take: The Wall Street Journal Editorial December 21, 2010 Oregon raised its income tax on the richest 2% of its residents last year to fix its budget hole, but now ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Wall Street Journal on Oregon’s “Vanishing Millionaires” (Updated with Response)


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 Today’s Wall Street Journal editorial page (never a big fan of taxes) unloadson the after-effects of Measures 66 and 67—the personal and corporate tax increases Oregon voters passed in January.Here’s the Journal’s take:The Wall Street JournalEditorialDecember 21, 2010Oregon raised its income tax on the richest 2% of its residents last year to fix ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Wall Street Journal on Oregon’s “Vanishing Millionaires” (Updated with Response)


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 Today’s Wall Street Journal editorial page (never a big fan of taxes) unloadson the after-effects of Measures 66 and 67—the personal and corporate tax increases Oregon voters passed in January.Here’s the Journal’s take:The Wall Street JournalEditorialDecember 21, 2010Oregon raised its income tax on the richest 2% of its residents last year to fix ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Measures 66 & 67: Let The Ads Begin


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A quick trip around YouTube this morning turned up this new ad urging a yes vote on Measures 66 and 67. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih7YDY8y6k0[/youtube] With two months to go until the Jan. 26 vote on increasing taxes on corporations and the wealthiest Oregonians, this ad is sure to be among a barrage from both sides that will compete this season with Christmas ads for omnipresence ...   More
 
Friday, November 27, 2009 HANK STERN

Finally, Something Interesting on Facebook: A Fight Over Oregon Taxes


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After the Rose Bowl and holiday sales are over, Oregonians will have no choice but to face the decision that awaits on Jan. 26—whether to raise personal and corporate income taxes. At stake with Measures 66 and 67? Guaranteeing economic Armageddon. Or alternatively if the measures fail, tossing Grandma out of the nursing home and consigning Little Johnny to a life of illiteracy. Or something ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

A Reminder to Vote on Measures 66 & 67


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Monday, January 11, 2010 HANK STERN

How Tax Opponents' New Letter Is Misleading


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The latest letter [PDF] from the group opposing two tax increases on the Jan. 26 ballot is now circulating. There are at least two notable aspects to the letter dealing with Measures 66 and 67: First, one of the primary assertions in the letter is misleading, according to the Legislative Fiscal Office, the non-partisan state agency that crunches the numbers on state expenditures. "So why ...   More
 
Sunday, January 10, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Oregon Secretary of State Wags Finger at Mark Nelson, Closes Measures 66/67 Case


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Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown's elections office has completed its review of a complaint filed earlier this week against Mark Nelson, campaign manager for the opposition to Measures 66 and 67. State elections compliance officer Carla Corbin wrote [PDF] to the complainant, Marge Easley, President of the League of Women Voters of Oregon, telling Easley that the mock ballots Nelson is sending ...   More
 
Friday, January 8, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

League of Women Voters Files Elections Complaint Against Mark Nelson


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The Oregon League of Women Voters today filed an elections complaint [PDF] with Oregon's Secretary of State and Department of Justice against Mark Nelson, the Salem lobbyist who's the campaign manager for opponents of two tax increase measures on the January ballot. As WW reported last month, Nelson has been mailing out "surveys" to voters that are replicas of the actual ballots they will begin ...   More
 
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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