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- A tumblr site dedicated to the people and places that make up Oregon and Southwest Washington.
I think that this report definitively shows that the high tax approach of Multnomah County and Portland does not work. If this is a “uniquely toxic” environment for disadvantaged groups despite the high taxes we pay here, then perhaps we should try the approaches of lower tax municipalities in Texas or Florida. Regardless, the report shows that high taxes (9% income tax at the state level) are not the answer to the problems of disadvantaged groups. It is distressing to know that we seem not to be getting much for what we pay.
posted 3 years ago
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