Oregon Leadership Summit, December 5, 2016
Summit Puts State Fiscal Challenge in Spotlight
This year's Summit drew more than eleven hundred participants. The morning plenary session focused tightly on Oregon's projected near and long-term fiscal deficit.Read More
The defeat follows a hard-fought campaign that broke Oregon's spending record for ballot initiatives and pitted business interests against the state's largest public employee unions.
Measure 97 would charge certain C corporations a 2.5 percent tax on their gross annual sales in Oregon above $25 million. The measure called for the state to spend the new revenue on education, health care and senior services.Read More