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Lower taxes strengthen the economy

January 20, 2004 0

Some folks are pushing higher taxes in Oregon as a way to strengthen…

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Lower spending will balance the budget

January 13, 2004 0

Oregonians will soon vote on the legislature’s $1 billion tax package. Because this…

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The myth of under-investment in public schools

January 6, 2004 0

Sharon Kitzhaber was interviewed for the Dec. 24, 2003 Willamette Week. The former…

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Can-do unions compete to reduce cost of government

December 30, 2003 0

Union workers in Patient Business Services at Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU)…

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Do you believe in Santa Claus?

December 23, 2003 0

Do you believe in Santa Claus? By the time most of us stop…

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Halfway There: Measure 5 and the Road Ahead

December 19, 2003 0

Preface Watershed events often become dividing lines in history. Twenty-five years ago, Californians…

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ODOT embraces congestion

December 16, 2003 0

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) just announced its intention to increase traffic…

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To build a greater sense of community

December 9, 2003 0

Until the February 3, 2004 vote on recalling the legislature’s $1 billion tax…

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Improving Public Schools Requires Changing the System

December 4, 2003 0

Despite reform efforts, school performance is improving slowly, if at all, and continues…

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Can you hear us now?

December 2, 2003 0

As Yogi Bera said, “this is like deja vu all over again.” Last…

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