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'OPB Politics Now': Corporate Tax Reform Dies In Salem 

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced she and her fellow Democrats are abandoning efforts to increase corporate tax revenue. As a deadline looms to close a $1.4 billion budget gap, Brown and lawmakers are instead focusing their efforts on a healthcare provider tax and spending cuts. 14 more words

Oregon Legislature

Editorial: Political impasse looms in Salem

There’s still time for the Oregon Legislature to tackle all of the big-ticket items on its list for this session before the clock runs out July 10. 63 more words

Oregon Legislature

How is the NHS performing?

This  latest quarterly monitoring report from The Kings Fund finds that NHS is now planning to delay or cancel spending in half of local areas this year to meet financial targets. 126 more words

Finance

Our View: Tax plan more detailed than spending cuts - Opinion

Democratic leaders in the Oregon House are pushing ahead with plans for another gross-receipts tax on business despite the colossal defeat of Measure 97 last November. 62 more words

Oregon Legislature

Oregon Democrats earmark $1.4B for education from corporate tax hike

Three Democratic lawmakers, including House Speaker Tina Kotek, unveiled an unexpected proposal Thursday for Oregon’s looming $1.6 billion budget shortfall that draws ideas from another plan but includes multi-billion-dollar earmarks for education and long-awaited estimates for spending cuts. 52 more words

Oregon Legislature

Guest Opinion: Challenging times in Salem

Nearly every weekend I head home from the state capital to Southern Oregon. I usually get about 44 hours at home, and sometimes that seems way too short. 65 more words

Oregon Legislature

UO plans to cut $4.5 million in spending from 2017-18 budget

Squeezed by rising personnel costs and limited money from the state, the University of Oregon continues to scrape for savings.

UO President Michael Schill on Thursday announced four new spending curbs as part of a continued effort to address an approaching budget shortfall. 14 more words

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