Tim Freeman's answer to taxes is simple: No. With the challenges brought on by the local timber based economy and high unemployment, the last thing we need is to add the burden of more taxes. Government has a responsibility to become more efficient and if that includes contracting out more services to get competitive prices, then that is the direction we should go.
1. Oppose new taxes and tax increases on Oregonians.
2. Reform Oregon's estate tax, among the highest in the nation, to help small businesses and families.
3. Support the Republican plan to hire a legislative auditor to hold state government accountable for record spending.