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Oregon Democrats throw in the towel on corporate tax plan, pension reforms this session

Democratic leaders conceded on Thursday morning that they’ve given up on making major changes to Oregon’s business tax system until at least 2019.

Gov. Kate Brown said that also means the state will not move ahead with any significant effort to rein in public pension costs this session. 49 kata lagi

The Oregonian

Lawmakers jostle to assign blame as revenue, PERS reform stumble in Oregon session's closing weeks

Efforts to craft an Oregon tax reform plan were shelved Thursday as the 2017 legislative session winds down.

Gov. Kate Brown, in a joint statement issued with Senate President Peter Courtney and House Speaker Tina Kotek, said lawmakers will strive for “a balanced budget now” and “structural reform” in 2019. 20 kata lagi

2017 Legislative Session

Big issues remain as Legislature closes in on session's end

University of Oregon leaders and supporters are staying visible in Salem as legislators continue to work through important bills and policy issues.

President Michael Schill met with legislators and was present for the passage of House Concurrent Resolution 37, which honored the University of Oregon for its recent academic and athletic achievements. 39 kata lagi

Oregon Legislature

A budget for Oregon creating great schools, grows business (Guest opinion)

For far too long, Oregonians have been squabbling over Oregon’s state budget and corporate taxes. This squabbling has left our state in jeopardy: underfunded schools, high school graduation rates among the lowest in the country, critical services for seniors and children in danger of vanishing. 14 kata lagi

Oregon Legislature

Legislature has chance to make key budget fixes | Opinion |

As the Legislature approaches the end of its 2017 session, the Oregon House soon will vote on a proposed $8.2 billion budget for kindergarten through 12th grade education. 78 kata lagi

Oregon Legislature

Perhaps education in Oregon has more issues than just money | Editorials |

Some of the most interesting parts of a June 6 Associated Press story about educational funding pointed to why people criticize the Oregon education system. They appeared in a Wednesday story about the Legislature’s latest goings-on. 39 kata lagi

Opinion

Jeg er ikke en løper (enda)

Dette er været denne uken. Det har også vært min andre sammenhengende uke med hotell-lunsj og snacks. Det er heldigvis snart slutt på det nå. 237 kata lagi

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