Oregon lawmakers take first look at changing kicker
Almost everyone who testified today said they support a new attempt by lawmakers to build up state reserves by a partial diversion of excess income-tax collections known as the 'kicker.' But many told the Senate Finance and Revenue Committee they are awaiting details and other actions before they endorse a specific measure, which eventually must go ...
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#1 Feb 22, 2011
There will never be enough money. If we let them keep our 'kicker' for a rainy day fund, they will use it for fancy motels and jets... just like the story about how they handled the money for the college funds. The story said that 'in these bad economic days, they should not be flying first class'.
They should NEVER fly first class, or get first class accommodations, and party high on tax payer dollars.
I will not support giving them more money, until they can show restraint and common sense, just like we, the tax payers have to do!
#2 Feb 22, 2011
“Gov. Kitzhaber supports the creation of a stable rainy-day fund...” Robinhold said.
For politicians...EVERYDAY IS A "RAINY-DAY!"
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