Tagged: Tax

The Latest On The Portland Street Fee Proposal

OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll dig into possible changes to the proposed street fee in Portland.

News Roundtable: August 29th, 2014

OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

County Votes For Big Intel Tax Break Package

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about the history leading up to the deal that just passed and what it could mean for the future of the region.

News Roundtable: August 14, 2014

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

The Economics Of Legalized Marijuana

OPB |July 31, 2014 12:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.

The Race For Multnomah County Chair

OPB |April 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with the two most prominent candidates in the contest for the county's top seat.

An Update On The Portland Arts Tax

OPB |April 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland residents are expected to pay a $35 per person arts tax by April 15.

How Property Taxes Are Influencing The Housing Market

OPB |March 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: According to a new report from the Northwest Economic Research Center, Oregon's property tax system is skewing the housing market.

What's Still On The Table In Washington's Legislature?

OPB |March 03, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: With about two weeks left in Washington's 2014 legislative session, we'll get an update from Olympia-based reporter Austin Jenkins.

Lane County Sees Results Of Public Safety Levy

OPB |Jan. 10, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: In Lane County, a public safety levy passed in May means more jail beds and fewer early releases, but so far the crime rate has not gone down.

New Oregon Laws Take Effect

OPB |Jan. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Several new laws take effect in Oregon with the new year, including a ban on teens using tanning beds, an increase in fines for texting while driving, and a law that allows new moms to take their placentas home with them.

Is There Fire Where There's Vapor?: The E-Cigarette Debate

OPB |Dec. 12, 2013 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Following a national trend, some Oregon state legislators have introduced proposals for greater regulation over the sale of e-cigarettes.

Will Damascus, Oregon Remain A City?

OPB |Oct. 29, 2013 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Residents of the Clackamas County city of Damascus will vote in November on whether or not to disincorporate.

Special Session Wraps Up

OPB |Oct. 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."

Oregon Convention Center Hotel Moves Forward

OPB |Sept. 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Should the government subsidize a hotel to serve visitors to the Oregon Convention Center? We'll hear why some people think its a good idea — and others do not.

Update From Salem

OPB |Sept. 18, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Will there be a special session to create a new "grand bargain" on pension cuts and taxes?

David Cay Johnston Looks At The Fine Print

June 14, 2013 12:25 p.m.

Pulitzer prize winning author David Cay Johnston joins us to talk about the subject of his latest book, The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain English" To Rob You Blind.

Reading The Economic Tea Leaves

May 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The state budget hangs in the balance as lawmakers pore over the latest revenue forecast released Thursday.

Changing And Implementing The Portland Arts Tax

May 07, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The arts tax that Portland residents approved last fall is facing some legal and bureaucratic hurdles. We'll get an update.

Negotiating Tax Changes

April 30, 2013 12:15 p.m.

Oregon lawmakers made drastic changes to their tax plan in order to get it passed in the House. What will the Senate do with it?

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