2015 forecast: Double digit spending & 40 tax increases

kitzhaber-2fingerDouble digit spending & 40 tax increases proposed for 2015 Legislative Session
By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation

Governor’s Budget & Proposals

– Nearly 11% State spending increase
– Freeze building new prison beds
– $800 million in new government programs
– Taking the people’s Kicker Income Tax refund
– Creating the nation’s first billion dollar “Carbon Tax”

2015 Legislative Proposals
– 40 different tax increases already submitted
– Eliminate voter-approved double majority rule for tax increases.
(Bill would make it easier for politicians to pass taxes by requiring fewer votes)

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