Tagged Jeff Bezos


Oregon Arts and Culture Recovery Fund Among Gift Recipients

  Photo: MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Artists and arts organizations in Oregon received much-needed funding thanks to a $4 million gift from Pacific Northwest philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. The gift to the Oregon Community Foundation’s…


Blumenauer Announces New SPACE Tax Proposal

  Photo: Blue Origin’s orbital rocket, New Glenn. Photo courtesy Blue Origin. As the space tourism race continued on July 20 with Jeff Bezos and his successful Blue Origin flight, U.S. Rep Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee, previewed a new space tax. The Securing Protections Against Carbon Emissions…