Sunday, July 24, 2016

Editorial: As candidates weigh in, Gov. Brown stays mum on corporate tax hike (IP 28)

UPDATE: Gov. Brown now supports Measure 97... anyone surprised?
The corporate-tax hike proposal aimed at the November ballot has already generated plenty of attention from the public employee unions that are pushing it, the business community that opposes it, and the economists who are studying what the massive increase might mean for Oregonians. --But what Oregonians also need to hear is where candidates for elected office stand on the proposal, which would levy a 2.5 percent tax on certain corporations with more than $25 million in Oregon sales. --The stakes are high... Is it worth it? Here's what major-party candidates for governor, secretary of state and state treasurer said...


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