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Homeless students

September 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon’s homeless student population continues to increase (The Oregonian, 9/28/2011) Homeless students K-12 count, 2010-11 [PDF] (2011), Oregon Department of Education

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Commission for the Blind audit

September 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division

New audit finds more problems at the Oregon Commission for the Blind (The Oregonian, 9/28/2011) Oregon Commission for the Blind : audit recommendations follow-up [PDF] (2011), Oregon Office of Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Global warming

September 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Energy

On global warming, Oregonians see ‘separate realities,’ survey finds (The Oregonian, 9/27/2011) Interim roadmap to 2020: roadmap elements as adopted by the Oregon Global Warming Commission [PDF] (2010), Oregon Global Warming Commission Report to the Legislature [PDF] (annual serial), Oregon Global Warming Commission

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Transportation revenue

September 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation

ODOT: Road projects may be cut (Statesman Journal, 9/21/2011) Summary of transportation economic and revenue forecast [PDF] (Quarterly serial) Oregon Department of Transportation, Financial Services

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Columbia River Crossing environmental impact statement

September 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation

Columbia River Crossing finances offers a September surprise: $147 million more from Oregon, Washington (Oregonian, 9/15/2011) Columbia River Crossing bridge: $147M more for Washington, Oregon (Statesman Journal, 9/16/2011) Columbia River Crossing : final environmental impact statement and final section 4(f) evaluation [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Bates State Park

September 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Oregon to open new state park near John Day (Statesman Journal, 9/14/2011) Opening near for Bates State Park (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 9/14/2011) Bates State Park master plan [PDF] (2010) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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Food assistance

September 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Human Services

Record number of Oregonians continue to seek food help, government cash assistance (The Oregonian, 9/13/2011) Self sufficiency programs, branch and service delivery area data [PDF] (monthly serial), Oegon Department of Human Services, Children, Adults and Families

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Speed limit signs

September 12th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon’s curve riders and a Generation Y driver’s Portland ‘speed’ sign confusion, (The Oregonian, 9/9/2011) Safety evaluation of curve warning speed signs [PDF] (2011), Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Section

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Upper Willamette Salmon Recovery Plan

September 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Getting salmon past daunting Willamette Basin dams could have a big price tag — and a big payoff (Oregonian, 9/8/2011) Upper Willamette River conservation and recovery plan for chinook salmon and steelhead [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Fish Division

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Healthy Kids audit

September 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

Oregon state audit of Healthy Kids program finds faulty numbers: $4.5 million returned to feds (Oregonian, 9/1/2011) Oregon Health Authority : improve controls over child enrollment reporting and advertising expenditures [PDF] (2011) Oregon Office of Secretary of State, Audits Division

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School zone speed limits

September 6th, 2011 · Comments Off · Transportation Safety Division

Portland area police patrolling 20 mph school zones, writing tickets (Oregonian, 9/6/2011) Save lives : slow down in school zones [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Safety Division A Guide to school area safety [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Safety Division

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West Nile virus

September 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Health Authority

West Nile-infected mosquitos reported in Malheur County by Oregon Public Health officials, (The Oregonian, 8/31/2011) West Nile virus summary report for Oregon [PDF] (annual serial), Oregon Health Authority. Acute and Communicable Disease Program

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