Economy

Republicans propose new tax code

Washington, D.C. (NBC News) – Republicans are promising a simpler, cheaper way to pay your taxes, but the roll out was short on details – including how to pay for it. Taxes you can pay with a postcard. That’s the promise from …

California considers ban on fossil-fueled vehicles

Sacramento, Calif. – California officials are considering whether to try to ban the sale of vehicle powered by internal combustion engines in the state. Bloomberg reports Governor Jerry Brown expressed interest in barring sales. However, California Air Resources Board chairman Mary Nichols …

Fire agencies getting stretched thin

Central Point, Ore. — Fire agencies throughout the Pacific Northwest are stretched thin. Right now, Oregon Department of Forestry doesn’t have any fires burning. That means they are fully staffed and ready for an initial attack should anything spark, but finding relief, or back-up, …

Oregon taxpayers will get “kicker” credits

Salem, Ore.- Oregon taxpayers will receive kicker checks next year. State economists announced Wednesday Oregon will send more than $460 million back to taxpayers. The estimated median rebate under the Oregon’s unique “kicker” law will be $89 for individual taxpayers. The “kicker” …

Klamoya Casino getting hotel

Klamath County, Ore. – One of Klamath County’s top tourist destinations will soon have a motel on site. The White Sage drummers helped to open Tuesday morning’s ceremony, followed by a groundbreaking for a new hotel by Klamoya Casino. “After 20 years …
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