In May, Multnomah County voters will weigh in on Measure 26-238, which would create a 0.75% capital gains tax to provide free legal representation for all tenants facing eviction. If it passes, the measure would further increase what are now some of the highest marginal income taxes in the country. Already, as recent research shows, taxpayers in Multnomah County are relocating in significant numbers to Clark County, Wash.
On April 5, representatives of the opposition campaign, Building Our Future Together, discussed the tax and the problems its passage would create.
To watch a recording of the video, go here.