Democracy Now: Oregon Voters Back Progressive Tax Hike

Oregon voters meanwhile have approved two measures that would raise taxes on high-income residents and corporations to pay for public services. Under measures 66 and 67, residents earning more than $250,000 and large corporations would see tax hikes while the unemployed would receive tax breaks. It was the first voter-approved statewide income tax increase approved by Oregon voters in nearly 80 years.

~ by wheresthemic on January 29, 2010.

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