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Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.
If recreational marijuana is legalized in Oregon, some cities want to cash in by taxing it at the local level.
According to a new report from the Northwest Economic Research Center, Oregon's property tax system is skewing the housing market.
Hundreds of senior citizens and people with disabilities in Oregon are getting some unpleasant surprises as property tax bills come due this month. For decades, Oregonians have been able to defer their property tax payments if they are either disabled or over the age of 62 and their income is less than $39,500. The property taxes are then paid, with interest, when the home is sold. The Property Tax Deferral Program changed in the 2011 legislative session, when lawmakers added more restrictions to the program. Now, seniors and people with disabilities facing thousands of dollars in property taxes fear they may not be able to stay in their homes.
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