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Artistry of Hugh Hayes

June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · State Board of Forestry

Iconic artistry (Statesman Journal, 6/20/10) Secret treasures in the forest [PDF] (1951) Oregon State Board of Forestry Browse other titles at the State Library with artwork by Hugh Hayes

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Paint disposal

June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Fee supports paint disposal plan (Statesman Journal, 6/18/10) Oregon’s paint product stewardship law [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division, Solid Waste Program Oregon paint stewardship pilot program plan [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Government reset

June 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Governor's Reset Cabinet

Gov. Ted Kulongoski proposes government reset (The Oregonian, 6/25/10) Gov. Ted Kulongoski says recession forces Oregon state government to rethink how it operates (The Oregonian, 6/26/10) Governor Kulongoski outlines ‘reset’ proposals (Statesman Journal, 6/25/10) Governor Kulongoski unveils changes for reshaping state government (Statesman Journal, 6/25/10) Kulongoski reveals ‘Reset’ cabinet’s proposals (Statesman Journal, 6/26/10) Governor touts […]

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Signature gathering restrictions

June 24th, 2010 · Comments Off · Elections Division

Oregon signature gatherers face tighter restrictions in race to get on the ballot (The Oregonian, 6/17/10) State initiative and referendum manual (biennial manual) Oregon Secretary of State, Elections Division County initiative and referendum manual (biennial manual) Oregon Secretary of State, Elections Division

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1/5 doctors to retire within 5 years

June 24th, 2010 · Comments Off · Division of Medical Assistance Programs

Fifth of Oregon doctors plan to retire in 5 years (Business Week, 6/15/10) Physician workforce survey (irregular survey) Oregon Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance Programs

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Youth summer employment

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Bureau of Labor and Industries

Youths may work more summer hours (Statesman Journal, 6/13/10) Employment of minors (annual guide) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

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Slow recovery due to unemployment

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Employment Department

Unemployment rate slows recovery time (Statesman Journal, 6/13/10) Oregon labor trends (monthly newsletter) Oregon Employment Department

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State worker compensation

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services

Report: State job benefits on par with private employees’ (Statesman Journal, 6/14/10) Total compensation market comparison report: 6/30/09 add/drop step [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Human Resources Services Division

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Field burning

June 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture, Dept. of Environmental Quality

Field-burning ban takes off (The Register-Guard, 6/8/10) Remaining field burning options prompts testimony about DEQ rules (Statesman Journal, 6/9/10) Summary of the field burning season (annual report) Oregon Department of Agriculture Willamette Valley field burning rule revisions (2010) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division

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Wage Security Fund

June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Bureau of Labor and Industries

Fund helps pay wages at failed firms (Statesman Journal, 6/6/10) Business closures and the Wage Security Fund [PDF] (2008) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

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Mountain goat reintroduction on Mt. Jefferson

June 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Oregon will put Rocky Mountain goats on Mount Jefferson (The Oregonian, 6/3/2010) Rocky Mountain goat re-introduction and monitoring plan: central Oregon Cascades [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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New state forest

June 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Forestry

Oregon creating its first new state forest since 1948 (The Register Guard, 6/2/10) Gilchrist acquisition backgrounder [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Forestry Klamath-Lake district, Gilchrist acquisition, silviculturally capable lands [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Forestry ODF acquisition of the Gilchrist tract: staff analysis of the proposed acquisition [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Forestry

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Workplace fatalities in Oregon

June 8th, 2010 · Comments Off · Oregon Health & Science University

OHSU program tracks, analyzes workplace deaths in Oregon (The Oregonian, 6/1/10) Annual report Oregon Health & Science University, Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation

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New boat fee

June 8th, 2010 · Comments Off · State Marine Board

Kayakers warned of new $5 permit (The Register-Guard, 5/29/10) New boat fee in Oregon (KEZI, 5/28/10) Frequently asked questions: what is the Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program? [PDF] (2010) Oregon State Marine Board

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Banks-Vernonia State Trail

June 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Work begins to open last segment of Banks-Vernonia State Trail (The Oregonian, 5/28/10) Banks-Vernonia State Trail trail guide [PDF] (2008) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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Budget cuts to state agencies

June 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon faces $563 million budget hole, Governor promises layoffs (The Oregonian, 5/26/10) Governor calls for cuts; most state services, schools will be affected (Statesman Journal, 5/26/10) Cuts loom over shortfall (The Register-Guard, 5/26/10) Budget shock in Oregon (Stateline.org, 5/28/10) Oregon economic and revenue forecast (quarterly report) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic Analysis

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Healthcare acquired infections

June 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research

Report shows Oregon hospital infection rates (The Oregonian, 5/25/10) Oregon healthcare acquired infections (annual report) Oregon Department of Human Services, Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research

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State Capitol State Park

June 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Open house will focus on Capitol Park plan (Statesman Journal, 5/24/10) State Capitol State Park draft parkwide plan [PDF] (2010) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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Oregon State Hospital

June 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Office of the Governor, State Hospital, U.S. Dept. of Justice

Crisis of cost, Day 1: Mandated misery at the Oregon State Hospital (Statesman Journal, 5/23/10) Crisis of cost, Day 1: Worries about State Hospital persist for Senate president (Statesman Journal, 5/23/10) Crisis of costs, Day 1: State Hospital’s mandatory overtime soars in past year (Statesman Journal, 5/23/10) A Crisis in Costs, Day 2: State hospital […]

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Updated Sublimity Interchange

June 1st, 2010 · Comments Off · Highway Division

Sublimity interchange completed (Statesman Journal, 5/20/10) Sublimity Interchange area management plan [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Transportation, Highway Division

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