Oregonians Vote to Raise Taxes on Rich, Corporations

Too bad it can’t happen here.

Oregon voters bucked decades of anti-tax and anti-Salem sentiment Tuesday, raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy to prevent further erosion of public schools and other state services.

The tax measures passed easily, with late returns showing a 54 percent to 46 percent ratio. Measure 66 raises taxes on households with taxable income above $250,000, and Measure 67 sets higher minimum taxes on corporations and increases the tax rate on upper-level profits.

Watch as this story gets zero attention in the mass media. This is the first I’d even heard of the ballot measures, and I’m a pretty well-informed guy.

via Oregon voters pass tax increasing measures by big margin | Politics & Elections – – Oregonlive.com.

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Tom Cornyn

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