Senate Republican holdout on tax vote hits fourth day

//Senate Republican holdout on tax vote hits fourth day

Senate Republican holdout on tax vote hits fourth day

Oregon Senate Republicans on Friday denied Democrats quorum for a fourth consecutive day. Republicans don't support a $1 billion tax package that awaits a final vote. They say the proposal would harm small business and there aren't enough safeguards to ensure the money gets spent on education. Democrats continue to say the money is earmarked for education and won't be diverted to pay rising costs for PERS, the state's pension fund for public employees. PERS has an estimated $26.6 billion funding…

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