Three of Oregon’s Biggest Weekly Newspapers Agree…

October 20, 2012

It was a big week for ballot measure endorsements, with recommendations coming from three of the state’s biggest weekly newspapers: Willamette Week, Portland Mercury, and Eugene Weekly. The three newspapers were unanimous in their recommendations on Measures 79, 84, and 85: Vote No on Measure 79 Vote No on Measure 84 Vote Yes on Measure [...]

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Portland Mercury Endorsements

October 19, 2012

Highlights from the Portland Mercury’s ballot measure endorsements: “MEASURE 79 (REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX): NO Some wealthy real estate types are spending big money hoping to scare the living crap out of you by raising the specter of something that’s already way illegal in (most of) Oregon: the dreaded real estate transfer tax. Say no to [...]

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Willamette Week Ballot Measure Endorsements

October 19, 2012

Highlights from the Willamette Week’s ballot measure endorsements: “Measure 79 – Real Estate Transfer Tax Vote: NO This measure is one of the most cynical and unnecessary initiatives we’ve seen in years. Real estate agents—middlemen—want to amend the constitution to ban a real estate transfer tax that’s already been illegal under state law since 1989. (Washington [...]

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Meet Alice. She thinks Measure 84 is a pretty terrible idea.

October 18, 2012

Check out our new animated No on Measure 84 ad, featuring Alice!  

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Our New No on 84 Ad

October 16, 2012
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A great big thank you to all of our amazing volunteers who helped make it happen! For more on why Measure 84 is such a bad idea, head over to our No on Measure 84 Fact Page.  

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Mannix Busted For Misrepresenting AARP’s Position on M84

October 16, 2012

The Oregonian is reporting that Kevin Mannix’s campaign was forced to pull down their misleading claim implying that AARP is supporting Measure 84. In fact, AARP Oregon is strongly opposed to Measure 84, and is running a radio ad this week talking about why it’s such a terrible idea. “Attorneys for the 37-million-member association sent [...]

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Bad News For Kevin Mannix: Revenue Office Report Debunks M84 Myths

October 15, 2012

The Legislative Revenue Office has released their economic impact report on Measure 84. It’s a lot of bad news for Kevin Mannix and his claims about the measure. A central piece of Mannix’s argument is that it will “create jobs” (it’s in the banner on his website), and this report disproves that claim entirely. Here are the highlights from the [...]

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