A number of Oregon state lawmakers say the poor and middle class are tapped out – living paycheck to paycheck no longer the domain of the low income, clearly demonstrating THEY don’t have any surplus funds laying around.
So who should Oregon turn to? It’s becoming quite obvious that if you need to raise money get it from those who who are extremely well off – under the guise of “Those to whom much is given, much is expected.”
But of course many Oregonians would rather float a sales tax than see the rich pay higher taxes. Testy times we live in. Here’s the story in The Oregonian.