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Nation | Communities | Politics | NewsJan. 9, 2017 8:48 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown took the oath of office Monday and called on lawmakers to pursue pension reform and tax increases to close the state's budget deficit.
As people open their wallets for good causes this time of the year, the Oregon Department of Revenue is warning them to be security conscious.
The Portland City Council referred a 3 percent tax on marijuana to the November ballot on Wednesday. One wrinkle? Payments would likely be in cash.
Initiative Petition 28 would tax companies that make more than $25 million in annual sales.
The Portland City Council unanimously approved a 1 percent tax on new residential and commercial construction and stricter rules for professional lobbyists.
In his budget, Mayor Charlie Hales proposed a small increase in the city business tax to raise about $9 million for programs like pay increases for police officers.
Kate Davidson hosts as we dig into the results of a new poll, the politics of the death penalty — and end with "That's So Oregon."
The proposed Portland gas tax is the brainchild of Commissioner Steve Novick. He's tied himself closely to the tax, which isn’t something politicians up for reelection usually do.