Oral History, Tape 63, Side 1


Oral History, Tape 63, Side 1


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: Employment opportunities in Oregon, 1980s; link between the repeal of the unitary tax and the diversification of Oregon’s economy, 1980s; lack of school finance reform in Oregon, 1980s-1990s; Atiyeh vetoing tax relief packages, 1979-1980; effect of state-run rainy day funds; structure of the legislature, 1980s-1990s; 1982 election victory, effort to introduce sales tax, 1980s-1990s.


Atiyeh, Victor

Is Part Of

Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings




Hansen, Clark