Oregon timber county officials say fed money not enough

Full story: Statesman Journal
GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A surprise extension of a federal subsidy to timber counties will prevent jail shutdowns and keep deputies on the road, but local Oregon officials say the money is a fraction of what they need, and in one cash-strapped county the infusion has sparked fears that it could do more harm than good. Full Story
Left Wing Hillbilly

Bastrop, TX

#1 Oct 28, 2013
We get to vote not to increase taxes on ourselves . We don't need no more stinking badges. Welcome to the State of Jefferson.

Eugene, OR

#2 Nov 6, 2013
I'm sure all political nuts across the board can find a place to stick their Political Theologies.
I'm only interested in the math I don't care about entitlement arguments.

I guess all the brilliant Dems,Reps & Teas think the loss of $84 million will have no effect on Oregon's economy.
Ron White:"You Can't Fix Stupid."
Scroll down to Table 2 & see how much revenue each state lost beginning in Nov.


Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Ron Wyden Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
U.S. Congress expected to reboot Internet tax i... Dec 10 Le Jimbo 3
Rescued fishermen: Don't close helicopter base Dec 2 fatbacks x 1
Portland woman detained in Southeast Asia nation Nov '14 PAK HARYANTO 1
NSA loophole allows warrantless search for US c... (Aug '13) Nov '14 Swedenforever 14
Is the U.S. holding too much oil in reserve? Oct '14 WeTheSheeple 7
Sen. Wyden: NSA tech spying hurts economy Oct '14 bottlecap 1
Under fire, CIA chief has key ally Aug '14 barefoot2626 23
More from around the web