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GMO Task Force report

October 24th, 2014 · Office of the Governor

Oregon’s GMO Task Force Issues Draft Report (OPB, 10/24/2014)

GMOTaskForceDraft report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Governor’s Task Force on Genetically Engineered Seeds and Agricultural Products

Voter participation

October 23rd, 2014 · Elections Division

Voters’ challenge: Which county has the best return rate? (Statesman Journal, 10/23/2014)

officialAbstractOfficial abstract of votes. General election (serial) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Elections Division

Dangerous guardrails

October 23rd, 2014 · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon halts use of potentially deadly guardrails; has lost track of where they’re installed (Oregonian, 10/23/2014)

qualifiedProductsQualified Products List (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation

Portland Public Schools enrollment

October 21st, 2014 · Portland State University

Portland Public Schools enrollment up 1.3 percent as fewer parents leave district when kids reach school age (Oregonian, 10/21/2014)

schoolEnrollmentPortland Public Schools enrollment forecasts (annual) Portland State University Population Research Center

General election voters’ pamphlet

October 21st, 2014 · Elections Division

Taxes, phony ‘no’ arguments and a ‘pirate’ photo: Three oddities in Oregon Voters’ Pamphlet explained (Oregonian, 10/21/2014)

votersPamphletVoters’ pamphlet, State of Oregon general election (serial) Oregon Secretary of State, Elections Division

Western gray squirrel habitat

October 16th, 2014 · Oregon State University

Threatened species found at Salem Hospital site (Willamette Live, 10/15/2014)

westernGraySquirrelWestern gray squirrel : Sciurus griseus [PDF] (2005) Oregon State University, Extension Service

Cover Oregon recommendations

October 15th, 2014 · Cover Oregon

Report Cover Oregon didn’t want submitted shows criticism of politics, disagreement with Kitzhaber (Oregonian, 10/14/2014)

Turnaround consultant says Cover Oregon should stay (Statesman Journal, 10/14/2014)

coverorfrepHamstreet & Associates Cover Oregon final report [PDF] (2014) Cover Oregon

coletterOverview of Hamstreet Cover Oregon engagement and recommendations [PDF] (2014)

Contaminated shipyard cleanup

October 15th, 2014 · Dept. of Environmental Quality

DEQ to examine Coos Bay slough (Register Guard, 10/15/2014)

shipyardsBest management practices for Oregon shipyards [PDF] (2000) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division

Workers’ compensation premium rates

October 13th, 2014 · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Workers’ comp rates in Oregon among the nation’s best (Statesman Journal, 10/10/2014)

workersCompOregon workers’ compensation premium rate ranking (biennial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

Job openings

October 10th, 2014 · Employment Department

Oregon businesses post most job openings in 6 years (Oregonian, 10/10/2014)

jobVacanciesHelp wanted in Oregon (quarterly) WorkSource Oregon

Gaming revenue

October 10th, 2014 · Dept. of Administrative Services

Gambling left behind by the broader economic recovery in Oregon, elsewhere (Oregonian, 10/10/2014)

gamingBetting the minimum [PDF] (2014) Oregon Office of Economic Analysis

Rabies in bats

October 10th, 2014 · Health Authority

Another rabid bat found in county (Register Guard, 10/9/2014)

rabiesRabies-positive animals, Oregon (annual) Oregon Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention

Model schools

October 10th, 2014 · Dept. of Education

Oregon school ratings 2014 (Oregonian, 10/9/2014)

modelSchoolsPriority, focus, and model school list (annual) Oregon Department of Education

Essential salmonid habitat

October 6th, 2014 · Dept. of State Lands

Oregon looking to update essential salmon habitat map (Union-Bulletin, 10/3/2014)

salmonidHabitatEssential salmonid habitat maps (2010) Oregon Department of State Lands

Internet use in Oregon

October 6th, 2014 · Broadband Advisory Council

Internet Use in Oregon: Survey Tallies Who has Access, Who Doesn’t and Who’s Not Happy (Government Technology, 10/2/2014)

broadbandOregon broadband adoption [PDF] (2014) Oregon Broadband Advisory Council

Flowering rush

October 6th, 2014 · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon’s Columbia River sees first aquatic weeds capable of clogging irrigation canals (Oregonian, 10/5/2014)

floweringRush2Plant pest risk assessment for flowering rush, Butomus umbellatus L. [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Agriculture

floweringRush1Flowering rush, butomus umbellatus, aquatic invader! [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Noxious Weed Control Program

Oregon’s archaeological heritage

October 6th, 2014 · State Historic Preservation Office

Paisley Caves added to U.S. list of most important archaeological sites (Oregonian, 10/5/2014)

Ore. Cave Complex Hosts Archaeological Find (OPB, 10/6/2014)

archaeology1It happened 14,400 years ago : Oregon archaeology celebration October 2014
[PDF] (2014) Oregon State Historic Preservation Office

archaeology2Oregon archaeology celebration 2014 [PDF] (2014) Oregon State Historic Preservation Office

nationalRegisterNational Register of Historic Places [PDF] (2014) Oregon State Historic Preservation Office

Prison population forecast

October 2nd, 2014 · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon prison growth still slow after 2013 reforms (Statesman Journal, 10/2/2014)

correctionsForecastOregon corrections population forecast [PDF] (serial) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic Analysis

Foreclosure mediation

October 1st, 2014 · Foreclosure Mediation Program

Oregon foreclosure mediation program averts hundreds of foreclosures, but lenders question value (Oregonian, 10/1/2014)

foreclosureForeclosure resources [PDF] (2012) Oregon Foreclosure Mediation Program

Resilience implementation plan

October 1st, 2014 · Emergency Management

Megaquake preparedness will cost Oregon billions (Statesman Journal, 10/1/2014)

resilienceSenate bill 33 : implementation of the Oregon Resilience Plan [PDF] (2014) Oregon Governor’s Task Force on Resilience Plan Implementation