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'OPB Politics Now': The Taxes Are Coming!


The Oregon Capitol in Salem, March 18, 2017.

The Oregon Capitol in Salem, March 18, 2017.

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With Tax Day approaching, we dig into tax reform efforts at the national, state and local levels. OPB senior political reporter Jeff Mapes brings us input from former Oregon Sen. Bob Packwood on the joys and pitfalls of overhauling the federal tax code. We’ll also talk with Oregonian reporter Anna Marum about the big fight brewing over a new corporate tax backed by some Oregon lawmakers. And advocates want Multnomah County to use taxes to protect its citizens from the dangers of sugary drinks. Julie Sabatier hosts.

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