In 2009, Oregon lawmakers approved
HB 2649 and HB 3405, a balanced approach to dealing with their fiscal
problems that included increased taxes on the wealthiest state
residents and corporations. These revenue increases were combined with
lowered taxes for people receiving unemployment insurance benefits,
offering tax relief to many families.
Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform has a policy center called the Center for Fiscal Accountability, where they promote many of their anti-government policies, from deadlocking legislatures with supermajority requirements to mandated spending limits to strangle social services.