A Smack in the Kicker

A union-backed initiative to repeal the corporate tax rebate draws fire from reformers.

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For years, state Sen. Ginny Burdick (D-Portland) has been working to get rid of one of the biggest oddities of Oregon’s income tax system, a rebate called the “kicker.” First passed by the   More
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 RACHEL GRAHAM CODY

Oregon Business Association Jumps Into Gov's Race

The Oregon Business Association sprang up in 1999 as an alternative to Associated Oregon Industries, long the state's largest and most influential business lobby. The intriguing premise behind the group's formation was that OBA would be less conservative than AOI and include a stronger voice for Portland-area business leaders than AOI. OBA has walked a difficult path over the past decade, nowhere ...   More
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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