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Oregon’s Economic Temperature, PERS, and the Budget

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Oregon’s Economic Temperature, PERS, and the Budget

Time: November 9, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm
Location: Lakewood Center Community Room
Street: 368 S. State St., lower level
City/Town: Lake Oswego OR 97034
Phone: 503-656-4445
Event Type: informative, political, speaker
Organized By: Willamette Women Democrats
Latest Activity: Oct 25, 2017

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Mark McMullen, State Economist and Director of the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis, will discuss Oregon's economic challenges. His office provides objective forecasts of the state's economy, tax revenue and population to advance the goals of the Governor, Legislature, state agencies, and the public. 
Oregon experienced faster economic growth than most other states coming out of the 2007 recession, but significant challenges lay ahead. The budget pressures on the state continue to grow as the taxes collected fail to keep up with revenue needs and PERS. Join W2D and Mark McMullen for an overview of Oregon’s economic outlook and how the budget and PERS will affect the lives of Oregonians going forward.
Prior to joining OEA in the fall of 2010, Mark served as Director of Consulting at Moody’s Analytics, and was a researcher with the Congressional Budget Office.

 Light refreshments will be served.

Cost: Members $15; Non-members $20

RSVP: Patricia Rovainen 503-656-4445

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