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M. 96: Helping Oregon Vets get the Services They have Earned

Opponents to M. 96 express their disdain for these ballot measures in this context: "We believe in our veterans, but this is an irresponsible way to fund programs" Right, and don't use a fire extinguisher on that kitchen fire because the foam makes SUCH a mess. We live in extraodinary times, and through the passive agggressive impementation of austerity economics from the GOP Congress, Federal funding in thousands of programs that serve Oregonians has dried up or diminished.
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