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it will be on the ballot in its present form, but you are correct that there is some risk if the legislature starts "tinkering" with it during the enabling legislation process. You might also be relieved to note that there is a sunset provision in the ballot measure.
In tough economic times, there likely will be some legislators who will try to gut the measure as a manner of posturing to appease some of the interest groups to whom they owe allegiance. In reality, they will have difficulty doing anything substantive.
M76 is one that honestly reflects the sentiment of Oregonians, that their natural resources are a high priority. The state's general fund allocates less than 2% to natural resources.
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