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Entries from December 29th, 2011

Health Insurance Exchange

December 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Health Authority

Feds throw obstacle at Oregon health exchange (The Oregonian, 12/28/2011) Oregon Insurance Exchange Could Pay For Itself (OPB,12/28/2011) Business plan (2011), Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Corporation

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Tracking Oregon’s wolves

December 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Imnaha Wolf Gains Big, Bad Reputation (OPB, 12/23/2011) NE Oregon Wolf Pack Has Pup, (KTVZ, 12/23/2011) Oregon wolf program update [PDF] (monthly), Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Veterans’ Preference Law

December 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Bureau of Labor and Industries

Veterans get leg up in public sector, (Register Guard, 12/25/2011) Veterans’ preference [PDF] (2009), Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, Technical Assistance Unit

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Measure 57

December 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Criminal Justice Commission

Measure 57, Oregon’s property-crime measure, comes back with force and controversy, (The Oregonian, 12/23/2011) Measure 57 implementation and impact [PDF] (2011) Oregon Criminal Justice Commission

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Valuation of agricultural land

December 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

Study Cites Value in Retaining Oregon Farm Land, (KTVZ, 12/22/2011) A Comprehensive valuation of agriculture lands : a perpetual investment in Oregon’s economy and environment [PDF] (2004), Oregon State Department of Agriculture A Comprehensive valuation of agriculture lands : a perpetual investment in Oregon’s economy and environment [PDF] 2011

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Problem gambling

December 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Health Authority

Oregon Lottery gets marketing advisers (Statesman Journal, 12/20/2011) Oregon problem gambling services data book [PDF] (2011) Oregon Health Authority, Addictions and Mental Health Division

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Online schools task force

December 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Online schools panel fizzles without proposal (Statesman Journal, 12/18/2011) Joint Interim Task Force on Virtual School Governance report [PDF] (2011) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Joint Interim Task Force on Virtual School Governance

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Willamette ESD audit follow-up

December 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

Practices at WESD better, but not all good (Statesman Journal, 12/18/2011) Willamette Education Service District, recommendations follow-up [PDF] (2011) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Regulatory streamlining

December 16th, 2011 · Comments Off · Office of the Governor

Kitzhaber proposes streamlining state permitting processes (Portland Business Journal, 12/14/2011) Governor’s regulatory streamlining and simplication project [PDF] (2011), Oregon Office of the Governor

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Christmas tree exports

December 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

Yule Loggers (Willamette Week, 12/14/2011) Pitch and needle [PDF] (Serial), Oregon State Department of Agriclture

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Unemployment rate

December 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Employment Department

Oregon’s unemployment rate drops to 9.1 percent — lowest in three years, (Oregonian, 12/14/2011) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) WorkSource Oregon

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Road projects under budget

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

ODOT projects stay on budget (Statesman Journal, 12/11/2011) Annual performance progress report [PDF] (annual), Oregon Department of Transportation

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Worst charities in Oregon

December 5th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Justice

State Justice Department offers help to find right charity (Register Guard, 12/5/2011) Oregon’s 20 worst charities [PDF] (annual serial) Oregon Attorney General’s Office

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Sustainable tourism

December 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Travel Oregon

Travel Oregon launches fund for sustainable tourism efforts (Sustainable Business Oregon, 12/2/2011) Oregon travel philanthropy fund [PDF] (2011), Travel Oregon

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School report card

December 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon statewide report card (OPB, 12/1/2011) More Oregon schools earn ‘needs improvement’ in state ratings (Statesman Journal, 12/1/2011) Oregon Releases Statewide School ‘Report Card’ (KTVZ, 12/1/2011) Oregon statewide report card [PDF] (annual serial), Oregon Department of Education

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