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Josephine County Commissioners are getting creative with funding government, but this maybe an example of government gone wild. Jack Swift writes about Josephine County Commissioner’s decision to give authority to their Departments to fine citizens in violation of regulations to fund County Departments in the absence of sufficient tax dollar funding. Instead of actually reducing [...]
Jim Pasero, Guest Opinion Portland Business Journal: May 24, 2013, 3:00am PDT Willamette Week’s Brent Walth, author of a popular Tom McCall biography, was asked recently on KGW-TV why he chose to write about the formerOregon governor. He told the reporter that when he began writing the book, “Fire atEden’s Gate,” in the mid 1990s, [...]
Forbes magazine has posted a very interesting study on the health outcomes of Medicaid expansion in Oregon. The study showed there is no statistical proof that health outcomes improve with government provided Medicaid. Read the article here. http://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2013/05/02/oregon-study-medicaid-had-no-significant-effect-on-health-outcomes-vs-being-uninsured/
Oregon Legislators, Americans For Prosperity – Oregon is greatly concerned with the Oregon Legislature’s lack of willingness to broach true PERS reform that is so desperately needed throughout Oregon. Not only is the State of Oregon budget being greatly impacted, but multiple local governments and school districts are in need of reforms in order to [...]
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