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Entries from August 30th, 2012

Economic and revenue forecast

August 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services

State’s sluggish recovery ‘losing steam': Oregon economic news (Oregonian, 8/30/2012) Oregon’s slow recovery aids current state budget, threatens future ones (Oregonian, 8/30/2012) Oregon’s state budget appears stable for now (Statesman Journal, 8/30/2012) Oregon economic and revenue forecast [PDF] (quarterly serial) Oregon Department of Administrative Services

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West Nile virus

August 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Health Authority

Two people in Oregon contract West Nile virus (Statesman Journal, 8/29/2012) West Nile virus hits Oregon again (Register Guard, 8/29/2012) West Nile virus summary report for Oregon [PDF] (annual serial) Oregon Health Authority. Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention

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Water quality trading

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Office of the Governor

Feds Fund Effort To Cool Northwest Waters With Credit Trading (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/24/2012) Freshwater Trust, Willamette Partnership get $1.5M grant (Portland Business Journal, 8/24/2012) Oregon project a pioneer for conservation grants, Vilsack says (Capitol Press, 8/24/2012) Water quality trading [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division Oregon’s water temperature standard and its […]

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Unemployment rate vs. jobs numbers

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Employment Department

Why does Oregon’s unemployment rate climb even when the economy gains jobs? (Oregonian, 8/27/2012) Oregon’s unemployment rate and jobs numbers : two measures of the labor [PDF] (2012) Oregon Employment Department, WorkSource Oregon

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Brewing industry employment

August 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Employment Department

Oregon Sees Growth In Brewery Jobs (OPB,8/23/2012) Oregon’s breweries defy economic odds [PDF](2012) Oregon Employment Department, WorkSource Oregon

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Portland diesel pollution

August 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Multnomah County, activists say Oregon low-balls diesel pollution risk (Oregonian, 8/23/2012) Portland Air Toxics Solutions committee report and recommendations [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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High school achievement

August 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon high schools show no improvement in preparing students for college, ACT results say (Oregonian, 8/22/2012) Oregon common core state standards fact sheet [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Education

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State drowning statistics

August 21st, 2012 · Comments Off · Health Authority

State drowning stats released (Statesman Journal, 8/19/2012) Oregon vital statistics annual report [PDF] (annual), Oregon Center for Health Statistics

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Overpayment of unemployment benefits

August 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Audits Division

Audit finds Oregon overpaid $41 million in jobless benefits (Statesman Journal, 8/16/2012) Computer controls for the Oregon benefit information system need attention [PDF] (2012) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Quality education model

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Quality Education Commission

Report Could Point Way To Stronger Schools (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/13/2012) Quality education model final report [PDF] (2012) Oregon Quality Education Commission

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Willamette River Recreation and Access

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · State Marine Board

Willamette Lauded for Access, Named “National Water Trail” (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/13/2012) Willamette River recreation guide [PDF] (serial) Oregon State Marine Board

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Medical marijuana cardholders

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Medical Marijuana, Advisory Committee on

Number of medical marijuana cardholders in Oregon triples (Albany Democrat Herald, 8/12/2012) Oregon Medical Marijuana Program data [PDF] (quarterly) Oregon Medical Marijuana Program

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Licensing for hair braiding

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Health Licensing Agency

Braiding African American hair at center of overregulation battle in Oregon (Oregonian, 8/11/2012) Hair design [PDF] (2009) Oregon Health Licensing Agency

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Adverse medical events

August 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Patient Safety Commission

Oregon Hospitals Improve Adverse Event Reporting (Lund Report, 8/13/2012) Hospital annual summary (annual) Oregon Patient Safety Commission

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Hugh Hayes

August 14th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Forestry

Honoring an icon of Oregon iconography (Statesman Journal, 8/10/2012) Secret treasures in the forest [PDF] (1951) Oregon State Board of Forestry

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Tsunami debris

August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Tsunami Debris Clean-Up Costs Mounting (OPB, 8/7/2012) Beach debris frequently asked questions [PDF](2012) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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New school rankings

August 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

New Oregon school ratings show familiar patterns but highlight little-known ‘model’ schools (Oregonian,8/3/2012) State releases new school rankings (Statesman Journal, 8/4/2012) Best And Worst Oregon Schools List Released (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/3/2012) Preliminary priority, focus, and model school list [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Education Priority, focus, and model schools frequently asked questions [PDF] (2012) Oregon […]

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Integrated Water Resources Strategy

August 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Water Resources Department

Draft nears on major Oregon water use report (Natural Resource Report, 8/6/2012) Oregon’s integrated water resources strategy, draft [PDF] (2012) Oregon Water Resources Department

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Alternative forms of identification

August 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

Oregon considers allowing new forms of ID (Statesman Journal, 8/1/2012) Standards for issuance of Oregon driver licenses and identification cards [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation. Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

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Increased liquor sales

August 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Liquor Control Commission

Oregon liquor sales, profits outpace rest of economy (Oregonian, 8/2/2012) Allocation of liquor revenue (annual) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

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