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What might TrumpCare look like?

Oregon has plenty to lose when it comes to President-elect Donald Trump’s vow to change the nation’s health care system.

Marijuana measures go before metro voters

Local pot tax, retail sales ban appear on many Nov. 8 ballots

Although legalizing marijuana is not on Oregon’s statewide ballot for the first time in four election cycles, many metro area voters will decide the fate of 29 marijuana-related measures in the Nov. 8 general election.

Is Corporate Tax Measure a 'Blank Check'? Campaigns Slug it Out

Two sides of a proposed corporate sales tax on the November ballot are clashing over a fundamental tenet of the measure — how the revenue can be spent.

Initiative Petition 28 — which is on track to be called Measure 97 on the ballot — would levy a 2.5 percent tax on certain corporations’ Oregon sales exceeding $25 million.

Washington County Board Says no to Measure 97 in Split Decision

Washington County commissioners, by a 3-2 vote, will formally oppose Measure 97.

The Nov. 8 ballot initiative would raise a projected $3 billion annually by raising the corporate minimum tax by 2.5 percent on a business’s Oregon sales of more than $25 million.

Oregon Health Forum hosts a debate on this controversial ballot measure on Oct. 5 at the Multnomah Athletic Club. For details, click here.

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