Impact of Measure 66 and Measure 67 on Josephine County
By the Numbers
|Children in public schools:||11,136|
|People on the Oregon Health Plan:||12,017|
|Seniors and people with disabilities receiving long-term care (in-home, assisted living, nursing homes):||882|
|People who received an initial unemployment check in 2009:||4,486|
|Released criminal offenders under supervision:||319|
|Tax filers who make $250,000 or more (households) or $125,000 or more (individual filers):||447|
What’s at Stake?
- $5.4 million in K-12 school funding for Josephine County’s 11,136 students.
- Grants Pass SD 7: $2.78 million ($434.02 per student)
- Three Rivers/Josephine County SD: $2.62 million ($436.81 per student)
- Rogue Community College: If the measures fail, RCC could lose at least $1 million and be forced to raise tuition 9%, cap enrollment, reduce days, and eliminate faculty positions as a result of a 5% reduction in Community College State Funding.
- Josephine County Courts, which could close one day a week
- A tax break for 4,486 unemployed people, who will receive a tax refund on the first $2,400 they received in unemployment benefits