Leaders of East Oregon bid to secede and join Idaho thinks movement could go nationwide – with more rural countries looking to dump urban Democratic leaders and woke havens like Portland who impose taxes on them and shun ‘traditional values’
Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.
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