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Children and families

August 31st, 2010 · Comments Off · Commission on Children and Families

Oregon’s money crisis: Should the Oregon Commission on Children and Families be eliminated? (The Oregonian, 8/21/10) Report to the Legislature and the Governor (biennial report) Oregon Commission on Children and Families

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Liquor control

August 31st, 2010 · Comments Off · Liquor Control Commission

Oregon’s money crisis: Should the Oregon Liquor Control Commission be eliminated? (The Oregonian, 8/21/10) Strategic plan for 2007 and beyond [PDF] (2007) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

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State revenue down again

August 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon businesses may be in for kicker tax rebates (The Oregonian, 8/26/10) More cuts loom after Oregon budget forecast (Statesman Journal, 8/27/10) Rainy days are here (The Register-Guard, 8/27/10) State will make more cuts, but spare schools (Mail Tribune, 8/27/10) Oregon economic and revenue forecast (quarterly report) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic […]

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Deer virus

August 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Virus blamed for deer die-off near Corvallis (Statesman Journal, 8/20/10) Fast facts about adenovirus hemorrhagic disease [PDF] (2003) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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I-5/Beltline interchange project

August 19th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation, U.S. Dept. of Transportation

Quiet comes at a cost (Register-Guard, 8/13/10) I-5/Beltline interchange project: revised environmental assessment [PDF] (2010) Federal Highway Administration and Oregon Department of Transportation

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Sage grouse plan

August 19th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Comments being taken on sage grouse plan update (Statesman Journal, 8/12/10) Greater sage-grouse conservation assessment and strategy for Oregon: a plan to maintain and enhance populations and habitat [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Spotted wing drosophila

August 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture, Oregon State University

Mid-Valley fruit farmers confront a new foe (Statesman Journal, 8/7/10) New pest attacking healthy ripening fruit in Oregon: spotted wing drosophila [PDF] (2009) Oregon State University Extension Service Pest alert: spotted wing drosophila [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Agriculture

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Impact of hatchery fish on wild salmon

August 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Federal biologists say that cutting hatchery production could help protect wild salmon (The Oregonian, 8/6/10) Draft environmental impact statement to inform Columbia River basin hatchery operations and the funding of Mitchell Act hatchery programs [PDF] (2010) United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service

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Dredge gold mining

August 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregon issues new permit for suction-dredge gold miners (The Oregonian, 8/4/10) Reissued 700-PM general permit for small-scale, in-water mining [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division, Surface Water Management Program

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Columbia River Crossing

August 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Columbia River Crossing Project Independent Review Panel

Independent CRC study says new I-5 bridge needed, criticizes process (The Oregonian, 7/30/10) Final report [PDF] (2010) I-5 Columbia River Crossing Project Independent Review Panel

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Redistricting

August 5th, 2010 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Court denies request by backers of legislative redistricting initiative (The Oregonian, 7/28/10) Redistricting petitioners lose (Statesman Journal, 7/28/10) Basics about redistricting 2011 [PDF] (2010) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

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Whooping cough in Central Oregon

August 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Whooping cough “concerning issue” in Central Oregon (myCentralOregon.com, 7/22/10) Pertussis deaths, Oregon, 2003-2007 [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division Pertussis (whooping cough) fact sheet [PDF] (2005) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division

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