Board Recommendations for the Nov 2016 Oregon ballot
Nov. 2016 Ballot measure endorsements. Board recommends Yes votes on these measures.
Statewide: #97 - increase in corporate tax - 2.5% on C corp sales within Oregon over $25 million; generate $3 billion annually; spend on senior services, education and healthcare . Proponents website. Defeated
#98 - reduce high school drop-out rate - require that a certain percent of new state revenue be spent on efforts to reduce high school drop-out rate. Funds will be dedicated to what used to be called Voc-Ed and efforts to make students college ready. Proponents website. Enacted
#99 - establishes permanent funding for Outdoor School through Lottery for fifth and sixth grade students. Proponents website Enacted