Impact of Measure 66 and Measure 67 on Sherman County
By the Numbers
|Children in public schools:||275|
|People on the Oregon Health Plan:||192|
|Seniors and people with disabilities receiving long-term care (in-home, assisted living, nursing homes):||12|
|People who received an initial unemployment check in 2009:||69|
|Released criminal offenders under supervision:||8|
|Tax filers who make $250,000 or more (households) or $125,000 or more (individual filers):||Unknown – fewer than 10|
What’s at Stake?
- $211,689 in K-12 school funding for Sherman County’s 275 students — on average, $447.11 per student.
- Columbia Gorge Community College: If the measures fail, CGCC could 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.
- A tax break for 69 unemployed people, who will receive a tax refund on the first $2,400 they received in unemployment benefits.