INFORMATIONAL MEETING

 

TAPES # 14A-B, 15A-B, 16A

 

SENATE FINANCE & REVENUE COMMITTEE

MEETS WITH HOUSE REVENUE COMMITTEE

TAPE INDEX

JANUARY 25, 20078:30 AMSTATE CAPITOL BUILDING

 

Members Present:††††††††††† ††††††††††† Sen. Ryan Deckert, Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††† Sen. Gary George, Vice Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††† Sen. Rod Monroe

††††††††††††††††††††††† Sen. Bruce Starr†††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Rep. Phil Barnhart Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Tom Butler, Vice Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Tobias Read, Vice Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Vicki Berger

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Diane Rosenbaum

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Brad Witt

††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††

Members Excused:††††††††††††††††††††††† Sen. Ginny Burdick

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Sara Gelser

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Scott Bruun

††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep. Andy Olson

 

Witnesses Present:††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard G. Sims, President, Sierra Institute on Applied Economics†††††††

Philip J. Romero, Governorís Council of Economic Advisory, U of O

 

Staff Present:††††††††††††††††††††††† Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

††††††††††††††††††††††† Barbara Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

TAPE 14, SIDE A

004

Chairs Deckert and Barnhart

Call meeting to order at 8:34 a.m.

 

THE GREAT DEBATE: DO BUSINESS TAXES MATTER?

 

011

Warner

Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

020

Chair Deckert

 

036

Sims

Richard G. Sims, President, Sierra (Exhibit A)

052

Chair Deckert

 

053

Sims

 

100

Vice Chair Butler

 

102

Sims

 

104

Chair Barnhart

 

106

Sims

 

159

Chair Barnhart

 

160

Sims

 

194

Chair Barnhart

 

195

Sims

 

212

Chair Deckert

 

245

Sen. Starr

 

248

Sims

 

275

Sen. Starr

 

299

Vice Chair Butler

 

345

Sims

 

376

Vice Chair Butler

 

379

Sims

 

 

TAPE 15, SIDE A

035

Sims

 

043

Chair Barnhart

 

044

Sims

 

079

Vice Chair Butler

 

084

Sims

 

110

Rep. Berger

 

125

Sims

 

170

Sims

 

180

Chair Deckert

 

191

Sims

 

225

Sen. Monroe

 

227

Sims

 

228

Sen. Monroe

 

230

Sims

 

233

Sen. Monroe

 

235

Sims

 

268

Rep. Berger

 

272

Sims

 

281

Rep. Berger

 

282

Sims

 

369

Vice Chair Butler

 

383

Sims

 

415

Chair Deckert

 

417

Sims

 

 

TAPE 14, SIDE B

011

Chair Barnhart

 

015

Sims

 

046

Vice Chair Butler

 

059

Sims

 

062

Chair Deckert

 

065

Sims

Conclusions

085

Chair Barnhart

 

086

Chair Deckert

 

101

Romero

Philip J. Romero, Governorís Council of Economic Advisory, U of O (Exhibit B)

211

Romero

 

270

Warner

 

272

Romero

 

290

Chair Deckert

 

292

Romero

 

343

Chair Deckert

 

350

Romero

 

358

Chair Deckert

 

370

Romero

 

424

Vice Chair George

 

 

TAPE 15, SIDE B

010

Romero

 

034

Vice Chair George

 

040

Romero

 

067

Sims

 

075

Romero

 

083

Sen. Monroe

 

088

Romero

 

109

Sims

 

122

Chair Deckert

 

131

Romero

 

140

Sen. Monroe

 

156

Sims

 

157

Romero

 

172

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

180

Romero

 

199

Warner

 

201

Romero

 

222

Vice Chair Butler

 

242

Sims

 

256

Vice Chair Butler

 

276

Sims

 

297

Romero

 

329

Warner

 

332

Chair Deckert

 

359

Sims

 

380

Chair Deckert

 

385

Sims

 

 

TAPE 16, SIDE A

009

Romero

 

015

Vice Chair George

 

026

Sims

 

047

Chair Barnhart

 

058

Sims

 

074

Vice Chair Butler

 

081

Chair Barnhart

Recesses House Revenue Committee until 1:00 p.m.

085

Chair Deckert

Senate Finance and Revenue Committee will meet at 8:45 a.m. on Monday, January 29. Adjourns meeting at 10:30 a.m.

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara J. Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. PowerPoint presentation, Education, Taxation and Oregonís Economic Future, Sims
  2. Testimony Before Joint Hearing of Oregon House and Senate Revenue Committees, Romero