As of Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Oregon voters roundly approved temporary taxes to fund health care for low-income individual and families in a statewide ballot initiative election Tuesday night.
Measure 101, which approves actions by the legislature to place taxes on Oregon hospitals and health insurers, was passing 61-39 percent statewide in preliminary results.
In Hood River County voters approved by an even wider margin, with the measure passing 69-31 percent.
Measure 101 was the only item on the ballot in the election.