The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley
Higher wages for workers and more income for businesses is driving up state tax collections, creating the prospect for even more state government spending and then credits in two years for those paying income taxes, state economists announced Wednesday.
The economists described a robust Oregon economy that they now project will put $1.5 billion more into the state treasury in the current two-year budget cycle than the $23 billion that had been budgeted.
Most of the extra money comes from . . .
You have reached content available exclusively to Gales Creek Journal digital subscribers.
We rely on subscribers to keep the lights on in our independent newsroom. Join us with a digital subscription today.