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Entries from November 30th, 2010

Final marine reserve recommendations

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Proposed Marine Reserve Sites now Posted Online (Salem-News, 11/22/2010) Cape Perpetua final recommendation [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Cascade Head final recommendation [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Cape Falcon : final recommendation [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Stewardship of the Oregon Marine Board

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Audits Division

Audit finds lax spending, failure to follow rules at Oregon Marine Board (Oregonian, 11/18/2010) Problems surface at Marine Board (The Statesman Journal, 11/18/2010) New director should establish better accountability and stewardship at the Oregon State Marine Board [PDF] (2010) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation

Another Black Eye for Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network (Willamette Week, 11/17/10) Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network : controls needed in partnership and site acquisition processes [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Transportation, Audit Services

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Revenue forecast

November 19th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon revenue forecast shows short-term gain, long-term loss (Oregonian 11/19/10) Economic forecast: No additional budget cuts, thanks to tax change (Statesman Journal 11/19/10) Oregon’s Quarterly Revenue Forecast: Bleeding Stops, At Least For Now (Willamette Week 11/19/10) Oregon economic and revenue forecast (quarterly report) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic Analysis

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Common School Fund auctioning timberland

November 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Forestry, Dept. of State Lands

State land sales help fund schools (Statesman Journal, 11/7/2010) The common school fund fiscal year … annual report (annual report) Oregon Department of Forestry Oregon schools benefit from Common School Fund[PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of State Lands

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Plan to increase logging

November 11th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Forestry

State plan would boost logging (Register Guard, 11/2/10) Elliott State Forest management plan [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Forestry

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DUI arrest statistics

November 11th, 2010 · Comments Off · Transportation Safety Division

Fewer DUI arrests made this Halloween (Statesman Journal, 11/4/2010) DUII data book for Oregon counties (annual report) Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Safety Division

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Employment rights for victims

November 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Bureau of Labor and Industries

Labor bureau unveils new webpage (Statesman Journal 11/1/2010) Oregon’s workplace protections for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking [PDF] (2010) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

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Oregon fish projects

November 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Oregon fish projects up for discussion, votes on Friday (Statesman Journal 11/1/2010) Report to the Oregon legislature (biennial report) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Fish Division, Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program

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State employee compensation

November 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services

State worker compensation is not out of line, report shows (Statesman Journal10/29/2010) Hard choices: Oregon state worker pay is a pivot point for budget showdown (Oregonian 10/23/2010) Total compensation market comparison report[PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Human Resources Division

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Higher Math and English Standards for Oregon Schools

November 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon considers higher math standards–mostly for elementary school students (Oregonian 10/28/2010) A higher bar = lower math scores and student success ahead (Oregonian 10/27/2010) Oregon students soon could face tougher math, English standards (Statesman Journal 10/27/2010) Oregon Board of Education approves higher math achievement scores in a split vote (Oregonian 10/28/2010) Oregon schools adopt tougher […]

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Banks-Vernonia State Trail

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

State’s first rails-to-trails project to open, linking Banks and Vernonia through 21 miles of forests and fields (The Oregonian 10/28/2010) Last segment of Banks-Vernonia State Trail opens under clear skies (Oregonian10/29/2010) Banks-Vernonia State Trail trail guide [PDF] (2008) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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Prescription Drug Abuse

November 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · State Police

Oregon’s top federal and state prosecutors and governor plan summit on prescription drug abuse (Oregonian 10/28/2010) Drug-related deaths [PDF] (2009, Annual Report) Oregon State Police, Medical Examiner Division

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OSHA warns against Brazilian Blowout hair products

November 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Oregon’s workplace safety agency warns about high-levels of formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout hair product (Oregonian 10/29/2010) Keratin-based hair smoothing products and the presence of formaldehyde [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and Health Division

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