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Groups spend nearly $600,000 to derail tax
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Groups spend nearly $600,000 to derail tax

BY The Associated Press

- Opponents of a tax increase backed by legislators raised $600,000 during their campaign to bring the issue to the ballot. And the leader of the anti-tax drive says another $1 million might be raised for the coming effort to persuade voters to reject the tax. The leader of the campaign, Russ Walker of Citizens for a Sound Economy, says the campaign received 1,464 individual donations of under $50 from people across Oregon.

12/10/2003
Is Inflation Brewing?
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Is Inflation Brewing?

©2003 Copley News Service, 12/9/2003

12/09/2003
Mannix outlines plan to ease budget crisis, saving $1 billion
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Mannix outlines plan to ease budget crisis, saving $1 billion

BY Harry Esteve

KING CITY -- Oregon could soothe its budget crisis by canceling pay increases for teachers and rescinding one-time bonuses promised to state workers and managers in lieu of raises, Oregon Republican Party Chairman Kevin Mannix said Monday. Those were among a list of nearly two dozen proposals Mannix offered as a way to save the state $1 billion.

12/09/2003
Critics say the Republican leader's $1 billion list offers few new ideas.
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Critics say the Republican leader's $1 billion list offers few new ideas.

BY STEVE LAW

A leading state politician sometimes referred to as Oregon’s “shadow governor” offered a budget-balancing plan Monday to replace the $1.2 billion tax package he hopes voters will overturn in a Feb. 3 referendum. Kevin Mannix, the Salem lawyer who narrowly lost the 2002 governor’s race but remains in the limelight as Oregon Republican Party chairman, proposed a $1 billion list of ideas, mostly borrowing from past proposals. Topping his list: withdrawing wage and benefits increases won by state workers and school employees for 2003-05, effective this month.

12/09/2003
Nightly Business Report
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Nightly Business Report

BY Paul Kangas, Susie Gharib

PAUL KANGAS, NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT ANCHOR: The blue chips close at their highest point this year as investors bet the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at their lowest level in years. The Dow gains more than 102 points. The NASDAQ closes up 11. SUSIE GHARIB, NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT ANCHOR: The new Medicare bill is now the law of the land. President Bush signs the landmark measure, calling it the greatest advance in health care since the program began. But opponents are calling it a hoax.

12/08/2003
Will the 108th Congress Fail?
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Press Release

Will the 108th Congress Fail?

This session of the 108th Congress will perhaps be remembered for its insatiable spending habits, with federal spending hitting new highs while the deficit soared to $374 billion —a jump of $216 billion over last year. At a time when both houses of Congress and the executive branch are controlled by Republicans, many have begun to wonder if this is, in fact, the party of limited government. Looking beyond the question of spending, there is scant evidence to suggest that limited government is a dominant theme in Washington.

12/04/2003
Voters to decide tax increase
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Voters to decide tax increase

BY STEVE LAW AND PETER WONG

Oregon voters will get the final say on whether they should pay more taxes to ease the state’s budget crisis. Critics of a $1.2 billion tax-increase package passed by the 2003 Legislature gathered more than double the number of petition signatures required to place the issue before voters. Secretary of State Bill Bradbury said Wednesday that the referendum will appear as Measure 30 on a special Feb. 3 statewide ballot. His staff determined that more than 118,000 valid signatures were submitted — far more than the 50,420 required.

12/04/2003
VALID NAMES ENSURE VOTE ON TAX PLAN
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VALID NAMES ENSURE VOTE ON TAX PLAN

BY James Mayer

JAMES MAYER - The Oregonian Harry Esteve contributed to this story. Summary: Petitions forcing an election are flush with signatures, setting the stage for two months of pros and cons on the Legislature's package Opponents of the Legislature's $800 million tax increase collected more than twice the number of valid signatures needed to put the issue on a Feb. 3 ballot, state elections officials said Wednesday.

12/04/2003
VOTERS WILL DECIDE ON TAX BOOST
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VOTERS WILL DECIDE ON TAX BOOST

BY JAMES MAYER

Harry Esteve contributed to this story. Summary: Opponents get more than double the number of signatures needed on the $800 million increase Opponents of the Legislature's $800 million tax increase collected more than twice the number of valid signatures needed to put the issue on a Feb. 3 ballot, state elections officials said Wednesday. That clears the way for the latest in a long line of political battles over Oregon's government services and the taxes to pay for them.

12/04/2003
We Need a New Budget Process
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Press Release

We Need a New Budget Process

Congress and the Administration are once again facing gigantic and growing deficits. There are many explanations, but unrestrained spending is the biggest. With the tallies in from the fiscal year ended September 30, spending grew by almost 9% last year and by 21% over the last two years. This is before you consider the supplemental for Iraq, the energy bill, the new entitlement for prescription drugs law, or the omnibus appropriations bill that is still being written and which Congress will consider December 8. Non-military discretionary spending, which the Administration had pledged to hold to 4% growth, actually rose 8.5% - or roughly four times as fast as inflation.

12/03/2003

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