Oregon Voters OK Tax Increases

January 27, 2010

Oregon's normally tax-skeptical voters on Tuesday approved two tax increases that will limit further cuts to state support for education, The Oregonian reported. The measures raise taxes on wealthy individuals and on corporations. Because the current state budget was built on the assumption that the additional tax revenue would materialize, a defeat would have led to major new rounds of budget cuts.

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