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Occupy Portland!

Across the nation events are being staged in solidarity with [...]

2011-10-21T16:48:58-07:00October 5th, 2011|

Flip It to Fix It: New Report Calls for Progressive Taxation

“Flip it to Fix it,” a new study released by United for a Fair Economy, found that $1.8 billion a year could be available to Oregon, if only we could flip our taxes, and expect the highest income Oregonians to pay what the lowest now pay in local and state taxes. It’s hard to imagine the push back if legislators tried to do this, but why aren’t the poorest Oregonians pushing for it?

2012-08-06T11:43:06-07:00May 28th, 2011|

SoloPower: A Win for City and State?

If the company does not fold or move to China -- CEO Tim Harris has made no legal commitments -- it is expected to produce as many as 481 jobs paying $51,000 a year. That's about average pay in Multnomah County.

2011-10-21T16:50:56-07:00May 25th, 2011|
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