Kitzhaber’s tax reform would take $8M campaign


Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to reform Oregon’s tax system but it would take $8 million in campaign dollars.

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Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to reform Oregon’s tax system but it would take $8 million in campaign dollars.

Oregon relies heavily on personal income tax to fund schools and other government services, but the state tax system is riddled with complicated tax rules dating from a voter-driven tax revolt two decades ago.

There’s little consensus among the left and the right on what tax reform could look like. But Kitzhaber has convened political leaders from business and labor to see what might work.

Read more at OregonLive.com.




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