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Measure 66 & 67: A Break for the Unemployed

Jan 8, 2010Bookmark and Share

Wantads The recession has hit Oregon hard. How we respond to it is a testament to who we are, as a people. Measures 66 & 67 are designed to protect those hit hardest by the economic crisis, particularly the many Oregonians who have been unemployed in 2009.

You may be surprised to learn that unemployment benefits are usually taxed like income. Measure 66 is designed to help. Measure 66 eliminates income taxes on the first $2,400 of unemployment benefits received last year, providing a break for over 270,000 Oregonians who were unemployed in 2009. This is real relief for those who have been hit hardest by the economic crisis.

Together, Measures 66 & 67 also protect:

Remember, whether you've been unemployedin the past year, or you know someone who has, voting YES will protect the services we need more than ever.

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