I have sat through several city and county meetings where government officials have knowingly lied about Urban Renewal districts taking money from school districts. The following article from the Oregonian will validate the fact that politicians are taking money away from the education of our children---all for the practice of crony capitalism. The government is taking your tax dollars and putting it into the pockets of wealthy developers, which create unintended perversions in the natural market. It is time to end the fraudulent taxing scheme of Tax Increment Financing and Urban Renewal….Rob T.
Oregon schools could recoup money lost to urban renewal under new law
SALEM -- School districts who lose tax revenue to urban renewal agencies could recoup the losses in the future, thanks to a bill passed unanimously by the Oregon Senate today.
House Bill 2632 would prevent roughly 100 urban renewal agencies across the state from collecting property tax money from levies approved by voters after January 2013.
Bandon---Combine Private Public Partnership w/ Urban Renewal and you get cheese...
Urban Renewal---Tax fight aims at PSU renewal district
Urban Renewal Money in the hands of the Politicians
B-Corporations: The Redefining of what it means to be a Corporation
Cities are using Monopoly Utilities to Game the System
Action Alert:---State Legislation SB 478
The Federalization of Local Urban Renewal Agencies
Urban Ledger: Albany's Obligations and relying on Tax Increment Financing
Measures Would keep voters Involved and help control "Economic Fascism"
Update: Lake Oswego council could repeal Foothills urban renewal district:
Possible Nike site could be added to Enterprise Zone next week
Urban Renewal gone bad---read the stories
Coos Bay---New Information added to the Visitor's Center page...
Coos Bay---What's a measly $120,000 to $180,000 over 6 years, eh?
Coos Bay---Just a "Slight" Conflict of Interest Here. Or did ANYONE notice?
Coos Bay---Padding City of Coos Bay Salaries With Urban Renewal Tax Dollars
See the Cash Cow of Coos Bay----Hear it eat your money---The Coos Bay URA