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A leading Oregon business organization is contemplating a 2020 ballot measure to rein in public pension costs.
A ballot initiative proposed for 2020 would prohibit the Oregon governments from borrowing to pay pension obligations.
Democrats are energized. The economy’s booming. Her opponent’s party is toxic. And yet Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s election bid is in trouble.
The New York Times highlights Oregon’s $25 billion unfunded public pension liability.
Two senators Gov. Kate Brown appointed to the Northwest Power Planning Council are eligible for big pension bumps.
Oregon’s Public Employee Retirement System is $22 billion short.