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Real Do-Gooders
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Real Do-Gooders

BY Richard W. Rahn

If you wanted to become really rich, yet at the same time help your fellow man, what would you do? There is no contradiction. The answer is -- start a business -- where you provide employment to others and also provide a new or improved good or service, or an existing good or service at a lower price.

10/01/2006
Oregon tax cut called break for 'little guy,' threat to services
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Oregon tax cut called break for 'little guy,' threat to services

BY Brad Cain (AP)

To its backers, Measure 41 is a tax break aimed at helping "the little guy" and Oregon's middle-class families. Promoted by the Washington, D.C.-based group FreedomWorks, Measure 41 would reduce state income taxes for most households by about $140 a person by giving Oregonians the option to take the same personal income tax deduction as on their federal return.

10/01/2006
NCLB Under Fire
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NCLB Under Fire

BY Beth Parent

Former and current teachers joined members of the progressive party Thursday afternoon to express their dismay over the federal No Child Left Behind law -- requiring schools to test students each year to make sure adequate progress is being made. "A terrible waste of instructional and student time," said Larry Carbonetti, a former teacher in Southern Vermont. Teachers claim they spend more time teaching students how to take the standardized test -- instead of teaching the curriculum.

09/28/2006
Presidents Speak Against Measures 41 and 48
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Presidents Speak Against Measures 41 and 48

BY Sascha Krader

President Daniel Bernstine and Portland Community College's President Preston Pulliams took vacation time on Monday, the first day of the fall term, to campaign against two November ballot measures they say could devastate Oregon's public universities. In a press conference in PSU's Smith Memorial Student Union, the presidents said that Ballot Measures 41 and 48 would damage an already under-funded higher educational system.

09/27/2006
It's Your Money, but It's Also Your State
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It's Your Money, but It's Also Your State

BY Editorial

To Oregon schools, state police and other services Measure 41 is an invitation to help yourself. Cut your taxes, keep more of your money, and don't worry about the schools, universities, senior services, health care and public safety programs that make up 90 percent of the state's budget. They'll be fine, the proponents say. Just fine.

09/27/2006
OMB Chief Urges Action On Revised Line-Item Veto Bill
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OMB Chief Urges Action On Revised Line-Item Veto Bill

BY David Hess

Using a springboard provided by a group of anti-spendthrifts, OMB Director Portman reiterated the Bush administration's plea today for action this year on a stalled bill to help slam the brakes on earmarks and pork projects in appropriations bills. In a briefing at the National Press Club, Portman said he was confident that the Senate would pass a revamped version of the presidential line-item veto if it could be sprung to the floor. But he acknowledged that backroom "holds" on the bill had slowed its progress and perhaps endangered its passage before Congress adjourns for this year. President Bush issued a strong endorsement Tuesday of the legislation, which has passed the House by a comfortable margin with bipartisan support. An earlier version of such legislation was enacted in the late 1990s and helped former President Clinton strike about $2 billion worth of questionable projects from spending bills, but the law later was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court as an executive incursion on Congress' power of the purse.

09/27/2006
OMB Chief Urges Action on Revised Line-Item Veto Bill
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OMB Chief Urges Action on Revised Line-Item Veto Bill

BY David Hess

Using a springboard provided by a group of anti-spendthrifts, Office of Management and Budget Director Rob Portman reiterated the Bush administration's plea Wednesday for action this year on a stalled bill to help slam the brakes on earmarks and pork projects in appropriations bills. In a briefing at the National Press Club, Portman said he was confident that the Senate would pass a revamped version of the presidential line-item veto if it could be sprung to the floor. But he acknowledged that there is "more legislation than time" left in this session.

09/27/2006
Kaiser Foundation: Health Care Costs Growing Twice as Fast as Wages
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Kaiser Foundation: Health Care Costs Growing Twice as Fast as Wages

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The Kaiser Family Foundation is reporting that employer-provided health care costs rose 7.7 percent in 2006, far outstripping the corresponding growth in wages.  The result: additional pressure on American workers.  Although the growth in costs is slightly slower that than 2005, it still is an unsustainable level of growth over the long-term.  Congress urgently needs to address the structural problems with the U.S.

09/26/2006
A Property Tax Pledge in Washington State
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A Property Tax Pledge in Washington State

Download a .pdf of the Washington Pledge

09/26/2006
INITIATIVE 747 FACT SHEET
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INITIATIVE 747 FACT SHEET

Background  Initiative 747 was approved by voters in 2001. It imposed a one percent limit on increases in property tax levies beginning 2002. The initiative does not limit additional tax revenue coming to local governments from the valuation on new construction or from voter-approved tax levies. Voters overwhelmingly approved I-747 by 58 percent of the vote statewide. Initiative 747 has saved taxpayers an estimated 1 billion dollars since the measure was approved 

09/26/2006

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