20 pictures that explain why we're in for a grandly flawed tax bargain

Chuck Sheketoff

Here's 20 pictures that explain why the the revenue package that Governor Kitzhaber has presented to the Oregon legislature to consider in a special session starting September 30 suffers from three major flaws. Those three flaws are (1) revenue shrinks after the current budget period, (2) it’s mainly a tax cut for some of Oregon’s wealthiest 1 percent, and (3) it won’t create any jobs, despite what its proponents claim.

You can read more it in a A Grandly Flawed Bargain.

Slideshow: Analysis of Tax Provisions in "Grand Bargain" from OCPP

Check out the five-page A Grandly Flawed Bargain too, and discuss.


Oregon Center for Public PolicyChuck Sheketoff is the executive director of the Oregon Center for Public Policy. You can sign up to receive email notification of OCPP materials at www.ocpp.org.

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