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Three polls show 1,800% beer tax hike being slammed

February 19, 2009

The Oregon Brewers Guild has been spreading the alert on  House Bill 2461 which increases the barrel tax on beer by more than 1,800% (from $2.60to $49.61).  This could add to the cost of a six-pack as much as $2.   The Guild has been highlighting these three viewer polls by Oregon TV stations as evidence that momentum is on their side.

On the subject of supporting a beer tax to support drug/alcohol programs…

(note: All three polls are open submission polls are are not scientific but rather reflect responses by their audience)

  

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Alpha Dog February 19, 2009

I’ll drink to that!

Bud February 19, 2009

I would venture to say that the numbers will only get worse the more people find out about this crazy tax.

John February 19, 2009

What’s the tax going to be used for?

iknow February 23, 2009

Drug and alcohol recovery programs.

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