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Oregon Legislature's session opens with a call for tax increases

January 13, 2009View for printing

The Oregon Legislature opened its 2009 session under the threat of economic meltdown and a warning from Gov. Ted Kulongoski not to retreat from progress -- even if that means raising taxes.

"Do not use this legislative session to surrender to fear," the governor said in a speech that capped a subdued first-day ceremony. "Use it to redeem hope."

by Harry Esteve and Michelle Cole, The Oregonian

Full Story: http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index ... iangov.html
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