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Would you pay higher taxes to raise teachers' salaries?
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Would you pay higher taxes to raise teachers' salaries?

Yes, they deserve it

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No, unnecessary

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Yes, they deserve it

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Marija Peče
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Marija Peče

Always willing to pay for important things like education and universal health care. Unfortunately, on a national level, these services must compete with military spending and war mongering.

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Melissa Howiler
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Melissa Howiler

Cause they do n i would!!

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Brian SCHIEL
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Brian SCHIEL

Unless you have been in the classroom you have no idea what these professionals face. We need to get there monthly incomes up to as part of a lead into PERS reform as well.

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Kerry Knouse
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Kerry Knouse

Admins make way to much money. more money needs to go to staff

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No, unnecessary

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Len Parsons
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Len Parsons

National comparison shows oregon teachers are in the top 15% but our graduation rates are near the bottom. Money WILL NOT fix the problem.

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Ben petite
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Ben petite

Because we neneed a better gov. No more brown.

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Sam Ackerman
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Sam Ackerman

The funds are there, just dont spend them on other stuff.

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Larry Bruce
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Larry Bruce

No--- Oregon needs to solve PERS draining of Oregon taxpayer money. I would love to recieve a guaranteed 10% kickback from Oregon taxpayers regardless of a recession or not. STOP PERS !

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Brandy Barr
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Brandy Barr

THEY DONT DO THEIR JOB IN THE FIRST PLACE SO NO I AM NOT GOING TO PAY THEIR SALARY!

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Paul Owen
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Paul Owen

I have seen the waste just to use departments budget so they won't get cut next budget teachers do need more

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Kevin Scoggin
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Kevin Scoggin

Teachers should aspire to teach, It's called public service for a reason.

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Bob Ingram
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Bob Ingram

Budgets need priorities and education should be #1 … there are sufficient dollars especially with the lottery paying so much (that has allowed legislators to take education funds and use them elsewhere

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Matthew Carter
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Matthew Carter

I like teachers and I think they are great but haven't we seen enough tax increases???

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Raymond Meskill
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Raymond Meskill

Already raised my kids

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Jessi Johnson Horn
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Jessi Johnson Horn

They only teach what the government tells them to. Also, figure out where all the money we already pay in taxes is going and you will find waste that can be then cut and that money go to teachers.

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