News & Media

New Independent Tax Study Reveals Metro Wage Tax Goes Far Beyond Wages

Sep 16, 2020

A new report from accounting firm Moss Adams reveals critical new information about Measure 26-108, the proposed tax on employers and non-profits appearing on the November ballot. Read More

Campaign Misses Deadline, Locks Up Key Democratic Endorsements

Sep 9, 2020

Late yesterday afternoon, the Stop the Metro Wage Tax campaign experienced an unfortunate failure, as one of our staff was two tragic minutes late to hand in Washington County voters’ pamphlet statements. Read More

Metro’s Labor Day Celebrates a New Permanent Tax on Labor

Sep 4, 2020

Highlighting the economic damage Metro’s new wage tax will inflict on working families, opponents of the permanent $5.2 billion tax on employers and nonprofits launched a Labor Day weekend digital advertisement urging voters to oppose the regressive, job-killing tax. Read More

Business Owners Stand Strong Against Massive Metro Wage Tax

Aug 18, 2020

Opponents to Metro’s $5.2 billion wage tax today said outrage about the tax has been so overwhelming that the campaign has created a landing page for members of the community to endorse the effort to defeat it. Read More

Metro Is Sending Voters a Transportation Tax, Even as Tomorrow’s Commute Looks Foggy

Jul 29, 2020

This month, regional government Metro referred to the November ballot the largest tax measure in Portland history: $5 billion for transportation, including a light rail line to Tualatin. Read More