Monthly Archives: March 2015

Oregon Outlook: Residential building remains weak

University of Oregon Regional Economic Indexes Press Release provided By Tim Duy Oregon Economic Forum University of  Oregon Oregon Regional Economic Indicators: Regional economies rocketed into the New Year with solid growth in January.  Highlights of the report include:

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Bill Post: Legal reform for injury victims

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation, State Representative Bill Post has sponsored House Bill 3101 that protects accident injury victims from collection agencies while they are awaiting a legal action for the payments of their bills. The bill originated from … Continue reading

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Bipartisan tax reform

Senator Hass, Representative McLane: Historic Tech Tax Upgrade By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation A rare bipartisan effort for a major tax reform has been advanced with SB 661 which aims to fix Oregon’s 1800’s tax structure that finds itself … Continue reading

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Sen. Olsen: Stop anonymous lawmaking

By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation, Oregon State Senator Alan Olsen’s SB 435 would eliminate anonymous mystery bill amendments by requiring amendments to identify the state Legislator who proposed it. Anonymous legislation passing through the Legislature only reinforces the back-room … Continue reading

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Capitol Newsletter: No more mystery bills

Read Capitol Newsletter here. What’s inside Senator Olsen: No More mystery bills Representative Greg Barreto: Real life business plan trumps paid sick mandate Representative Sherrie Sprenger: Cougar sighting raises alarm

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Penalties for failing to file returns electronically

By Oregon Department fo Revenue Newsroom release Starting with the filing of 2014 returns this year, the Oregon Department of Revenue will be assessing penalties for failing to file information returns electronically. Oregon requires businesses filing any number of W2s … Continue reading

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Senator Knopp on privacy protection for drivers

Government’s use of technology to keep track of citizens is advancing exponentially, and Oregon Senator Tim Knopp believes we need to take a step back and evaluate what this means. Tim Knopp is sponsoring three bi-partisan bills in the current … Continue reading

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