tax revenue

Outdoor recreation generates more than $3 billion in state and local tax revenue in the Northwest. That’s according to a report out this week from the Outdoor Industry Association.

Taxes from marijuana sales continue to outpace expectations in Oregon. The state Department of Revenue Wednesday said the state has collected nearly $7 million in pot taxes so far this year.


Washington sustains state government on a sales tax. But how well is Washington really doing, compared with its Northwest neighbors? The Department of Revenue has un-officially run the numbers. And the revenue winner is: Idaho.