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Bud Pierce on Tax Reform

 

 


Reduce taxes and regulations on small businesses

[On priorities]: "Oregonians currently suffer under the oppressive leadership and poor performance of our current governor," Pierce said in a statement. Pierce outlined several points he would focus on as governor, including solving the homelessness crisis; reforming K-12 education; reducing taxes and regulations on small businesses; and lowering health care costs by shrinking the "health care bureaucracy."
Source: The Salem Statesman Journal on 2022 Oregon Governor race , Dec 1, 2020

Tax relief on mid-tier income earners, to create more jobs

Pierce's campaign focuses on bringing economic prosperity to the state. His main idea is that most of the problems Oregon faces can be fixed by creating more jobs. Establishing a well-trained, well-prepared work force alongside a booming private sector is the key. "The more people we can employ with real jobs, the better our society will be," he said.

Some of the ways he wants to achieve this is through tax relief on mid-tier income and by providing more affordable post-secondary education for students. He also supports programs that support career technical education, such as Measure 98, which would require state funding for dropout-prevention and career and college readiness.

Beyond growing the private sector, Pierce also highlighted his belief that private industry could help run state agencies more efficiently. "The government has to live within the realm of what it has," Pierce said. "It can't keep going to the citizens asking for more money, it needs to learn how to manage money."

Source: Portland Tribune on 2016 Oregon Gubernatorial race ,

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