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Oral History, Tape 46, Side 2


Oral History, Tape 46, Side 2


Victor Atiyeh served as governor of Oregon from 1979-1987. This is one part of an oral history interview that was originally recorded on over 60 cassette tapes by the Oregon Historical Society. It is accompanied by a typed transcript. This portion covers: The Oregon Balanced Tax Plan Cartoon Book, 1985; tax burden of the 1985 tax plan on individuals and businesses; support for the 1985 tax plan; thoughts on Larry Campbell and Jason Boe; constitutional spending limit for Oregon, mid-1980s; sales tax failure in Oregon Legislature, 1985; property taxes and sales tax in Oregon, mid-1980s; popularity of Atiyeh in Oregon, 1986; thoughts on Interior Secretary Don Hodell, mid-1980s; land exchange between Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service, 1986; offshore oil and gas exploration in Oregon, 1986; border disputes between California and Oregon, mid-1980s; Atiyeh’s relationship with Governor of California, George Deukmejian.


Atiyeh, Victor



Is Part Of

Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings




Hansen, Clark


Atiyeh, Victor, “Oral History, Tape 46, Side 2,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed February 22, 2018,

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