Oregon has a much needed state surplus of $700 million in unanticipated tax revenue. But because of a one-of-a-kind Oregon law, taxpayers will receive refunds. That's even though the state has a $172 million funding gap in its human services division, and will be closing some public schools this fall. Colin Fogarty from Oregon Public Broadcasting reports.
Oregon Tax Surplus Won't Close Funding Gap
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