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Marijuana license statistics

May 27th, 2016 · Liquor Control Commission

County tops OLCC pot license list (Mail Tribune, 5/25/16)

MarijuanaLicenseApplicationsMarijuana license applications (serial) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Lobbyist expenditures

May 27th, 2016 · Government Ethics Commission

As spending on lobbying increases, transparency remains murky (Portland Tribune, 5/27/16)

Lobbying, campaign contributions give interests clout (East Oregonian, 5/26/16)

ClientEmployerExpendituresClient/employer expenditures (annual) Oregon Government Ethics Commission

Marijuana giveaways guidelines

May 27th, 2016 · Liquor Control Commission

Oregon issues guidelines on marijuana ‘gifting’ and giveaways (Oregonian, 5/26/16)

RecreationalMarijuanaRecreational marijuana : consumption, gifting, and giveaways [PDF] (2016) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Chronic absenteeism report

May 27th, 2016 · Chief Education Office

‘All my teachers were white’ — diversity affects education (Bend Bulletin, 5/26/16)

ChronicAbsenteeismReportChronic absenteeism report [PDF] (2016) Oregon Chief Education Office

Tourism impact and statistics

May 26th, 2016 · Tourism Commission

Tourism numbers surge in Central Oregon, rest of state (Bend Bulletin, 5/26/2016)

travelImpactsOregon travel impacts (annual) Oregon Tourism Commission

Oregon resiliency officer

May 26th, 2016 · Governor's Task Force on Resilience Plan Implementation

State’s first resiliency officer confirmed, ready to tackle quake preparedness (Portland Tribune, 5/25/2016)

Senate OKs state’s first resilience officer (Statesman Journal, 5/25/2016)

Senate confirms governor’s new earthquake safety officer (Bend Bulletin, 5/26/2016)

resiliencePlanSenate Bill 33 : implementation of the Oregon Resilience Plan : report to the 77th Legislative Assembly dated October 1, 2014 [PDF] (2014) Oregon Governor’s Task Force on Resilience Plan Implementation

Smokefree workplace law

May 25th, 2016 · Health Authority

State senator faces fine for smoking in Capitol (Statesman Journal, 5/24/2016)

smokefreePosterOregon’s smokefree workplace law : including the 10-foot outdoor smokefree zone [poster] [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Tobacco Prevention and Education Program

smokefreeBrochureOregon’s smokefree workplace law : including the 10-foot outdoor smokefree zone [brochure] [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Tobacco Prevention and Education Program

White top

May 24th, 2016 · Dept. of Agriculture

Invasive white top spreads to rangeland (Argus Observer, 5/22/2016)

hairyWhitetopHairy whitetop (Lepidium pubescens) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program

hoaryWhitetopHoary cress whitetop (Lepidium draba) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program

lenspoddedWhitetopLens-podded whitetop (Cardaria chalapensis) [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Noxious Weed Control Program

Marijuana tax revenue

May 24th, 2016 · State Legislature

Oregon on track to collect $43 million in pot taxes this year (Oregonian, 5/23/2016)

marijuanaRevenueUpdated marijuana tax revenue estimates based on actions taken in the 2015 and 2016 sessions [PDF] (2016) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Revenue Office

Precision Castparts air quality

May 24th, 2016 · Dept. of Environmental Quality

DEQ finds toxic metals in air near Precision Castparts (Portland Tribune, 5/20/2016)

PrecisionCastpartsPrecision Castparts area-wide air sampling and analysis plan [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Initiative petition 28 and taxes

May 24th, 2016 · State Legislature

Lawmakers will hear impact of proposed tax measure (Bend Bulletin, 5/20/2016)

Unions submitting signatures for large corporate tax hike (Bend Bulletin, 5/22/2016)

Corporate tax initiative likely to dominate November ballot (Oregonian, 5/21/2016)

Controversial corporate tax hike could raise $3 billion a year, but add some costs for families, state report shows (Oregonian, 5/23/2016)

How one ballot measure would transform taxes in Oregon (Statesman Journal, 5/23/2016)

Proposed Oregon business tax would be borne by consumers, nonpartisan analysis finds (Register Guard, 5/24/2016)

State business tax plan would raise billions, but could ‘dampen’ employment, growth (Portland Tribune, 5/23/2016)

Report outlines pitfalls of proposed tax hike (Bend Bulletin, 5/23/2016)

initiativePetitionInitiative petition 28 descriptions and analysis [PDF] (2016) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Revenue Office

Sex offender registry

May 20th, 2016 · State Police

Oregon lawmakers promise to investigate why so few sex offenders listed publicly (KATU, 5/19/16)

SexOffenderRegistrationMFAQsSex offender registration MFAQs [PDF] (2016) Oregon State Police

Tourism and employment

May 20th, 2016 · Travel Oregon

Tourism jobs in Oregon grow by the thousands (Argus Observer, 5/19/16)

OregonTourismOregon tourism : creating meaningful jobs, driving economic growth [PDF] (2016) Travel Oregon

Live-aboard boating law

May 20th, 2016 · Dept. of State Lands

State orders boaters parked on Willamette River to move or be moved (Oregonian, 5/18/16)

LiveAboardBoatingLive-aboard boating in Oregon : complying with the law : a guide to your rights and state resources [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of State Lands

Primary election voter turn-out

May 19th, 2016 · Elections Division

Oregon primary ballots on pace for record: more than 1.2 million (Oregonian, 5/18/16)

Big primary matchups? Big voter turnout? Meh, not so much (Portland Tribune, 5/18/16)

Vote totals top 1.2 million, set new primary record (East Oregonian, 5/18/16)

VoterTurnoutVoter turnout history for primary elections [PDF] (2014) Oregon Secretary of State, Elections Division

Transportation Vision Panel report

May 19th, 2016 · Office of the Governor

State transportation panel releases report (Bend Bulletin, 5/18/16)

OneOregonOne Oregon : a vision for Oregon’s transportation system [PDF] (2016) Oregon Office of the Governor

Employment and unemployment statistics

May 18th, 2016 · Employment Department

Oregon unemployment rate stays at a low 4.5 percent (Statesman Journal, 5/17/2016)

Oregon’s Unemployment Rate Holds Steady (OPB, 5/17/2016)

employmentOregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

Mount Saint Helens anniversary

May 18th, 2016 · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

36 years ago, Mount St. Helens erupted, has helped scientists since (Oregonian, 5/18/2016)

May1980Oregon geology (May 1980 issue) [PDF] Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Jun1980Oregon geology (June 1980 issue) [PDF] Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Wolf Depredation Compensation and Financial Assistance Grants

May 17th, 2016 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Malheur one of 13 counties to get wolf dollars (Argus Observer, 5/12/16)

WolfGrantAwardDataWolf grant award data [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

WolvesLivestockinOregonWolves and livestock in Oregon [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Spotted wing drosophila pest

May 16th, 2016 · Dept. of Agriculture

Researchers attempting to understand spotted wing drosophila (Capital Press, 5/13/2016)

spottedWingSpotted wing drosophila [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Insect Pest Prevention and Management