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Fiscal Policy in Oregon

USA Today:

News roundup: Oregon voters OK tax hike for wealthy, businesses -: Oregon voters have passed measures to raise income taxes on the wealthy and on businesses.  The measures were approved 54% to 46%. It means that taxes will go up for individuals with taxable income of more than $125,000 and households with more than $250,000. If the measures had failed, the legislature would have faced a huge shortfall in the two-year state budget. It was the first time time since the 1930s that Oregon voters have approved a state-wide income tax increase...