This year's Oregon Ballot Initiatives - Your Thoughts?

Albert Kaufman

There's been a lot of commentary on Measure 97, but not so much on the others. Here's an open discussion to see if there are any strong feelings about the 2016 Oregon ballot initiatives. What are your thoughts?

From Ballotpedia:

Seven measures are certified to appear on the Oregon ballot on November 8, 2016.

Measure 94 would repeal the mandatory judicial retirement age, which is currently 75 years old.

Measure 95 would allow public state universities to invest in equities.

Measure 96 would devote 1.5 percent of state lottery net proceeds toward veterans' services.

Measure 97 would raise corporate taxes on businesses with annual sales that exceed $25 million.

Measure 98 would require state funding for dropout-prevention and career and college readiness programs in Oregon high schools.

Measure 99 would create an "Outdoor School Education Fund," sourced from state lottery proceeds, to support outdoor school programs.

Measure 100 would prohibit the sale of products from and parts of 12 species of endangered animals.

There's been a lot of commentary on Measure 97, but not so much on the others. Here's an open discussion to see if there are any strong feelings about the 2016 Oregon ballot initiatives. What are your thoughts?

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