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Marijuana tax revenue

May 24th, 2016 · Comments Off on Marijuana tax revenue · State Legislature

Oregon on track to collect $43 million in pot taxes this year (Oregonian, 5/23/2016) Updated marijuana tax revenue estimates based on actions taken in the 2015 and 2016 sessions [PDF] (2016) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Revenue Office

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Initiative petition 28 and taxes

May 24th, 2016 · Comments Off on Initiative petition 28 and taxes · State Legislature

Lawmakers will hear impact of proposed tax measure (Bend Bulletin, 5/20/2016) Unions submitting signatures for large corporate tax hike (Bend Bulletin, 5/22/2016) Corporate tax initiative likely to dominate November ballot (Oregonian, 5/21/2016) Controversial corporate tax hike could raise $3 billion a year, but add some costs for families, state report shows (Oregonian, 5/23/2016) How one […]

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Schools and property taxes

April 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on Schools and property taxes · State Legislature

How much income tax do Oregon schools get? (Portland Tribune, 4/18/2016) Oregon public finance – basic facts (annual) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Revenue Office

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PERS deficit

April 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on PERS deficit · State Legislature

Report: Supreme Court ruling is only part of PERS deficit woes (Bend Bulletin, 4/15/2016) Projected increase in PERS unfunded accrued liability [PDF] (2016) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Fiscal Office

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Average state employee salary

April 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on Average state employee salary · State Legislature

Average state worker salary: $56,028 (Statesman Journal, 4/15/2016) State employee compensation [PDF] (2016) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Fiscal Office

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Capitol Building renovations

March 30th, 2016 · Comments Off on Capitol Building renovations · State Legislature

Gov. signs bond bill to pay for Capitol renovations (East Oregonian, 3/29/2016) 2016 Capitol construction priorities [PDF] Oregon Legislative Assembly

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Fairview photo radar

February 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Fairview photo radar · State Legislature

Fairview photo radar pilot project deemed success (Portland Tribune, 2/9/2016) 2015 photo radar pilot project (school zones only) report to the Oregon Legislature, City of Fairview [PDF] (2015) City of Fairview for the Oregon Legislature

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Campaign finance in Oregon

December 21st, 2015 · Comments Off on Campaign finance in Oregon · Elections Division, State Legislature

Campaign finance reform: Advocates to file measure on donation limits (Oregonian, 12/18/2015) Campaign finance : contribution & expenditure limits [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services Campaign finance manual (biennial) Oregon Secretary of State, Elections Division

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Oregon’s tax system

September 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s tax system · State Legislature

Oregon’s tax system among fairest in country, survey claims (Oregonian, 9/21/2015) Oregon’s tax system [PDF] (2008) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

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Identity theft

April 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Identity theft · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, State Legislature

States with the most identity theft complaints (Statesman Journal, 4/28/2015) Protecting personal information : a business guide [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities Identity theft [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Committee Services

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Beach Bill

April 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Beach Bill · Parks & Recreation Dept., State Legislature

Cannon Beach to dedicate sign noting 1967 Oregon Beach Bill (Oregonian, 4/19/2015) Oregon’s beaches : a birthright preserved [PDF] (1977) Oregon Parks and Recreation Branch 1969 beach bill (H.B. 1045) [PDF] (1969) Oregon Legislative Assembly, House of Representatives, Office of the Majority Leader

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Carbon tax

December 9th, 2014 · Comments Off on Carbon tax · State Legislature

Is a carbon tax in Oregon’s future? (Statesman Journal, 12/9/2014) Carbon tax could reduce Oregon’s greenhouse gas emissions without hurting economy, PSU researchers find (Oregonian, 12/9/2014) Economic and emissions impacts of a clean air tax or fee in Oregon (SB306) [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Revenue Office

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Final pollinator health report

November 25th, 2014 · Comments Off on Final pollinator health report · State Legislature

Bee death task force’s recommendations to Oregon lawmakers too weak, conservationists argue (Oregonian, 11/25/2014) Report to the Oregon Legislative Assembly [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Task Force on Pollinator Health

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Revenue from marijuana legalization

November 17th, 2014 · Comments Off on Revenue from marijuana legalization · State Legislature

Marijuana tax won’t be a bonanza for school districts in near term, analysis shows (Oregonian, 11/17/2014) The revenue impact of marijuana legalization under Measure 91 [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Revenue Office

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Water diversion and storage

November 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off on Water diversion and storage · State Legislature, Water Resources Department

Task force scraps key water storage fund requirement (Capital Press, 10/31/2014) A proposed “percent of flow” approach for water storage projects in Oregon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Seasonally Varying Flows Task Force SB 839 seasonally varying flow Q and A [PDF] (2014) Oregon Water Resources Department

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Death with Dignity

November 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off on Death with Dignity · Health Authority, State Legislature

Brittany Maynard, who moved to Oregon for Death with Dignity act, dies ‘as she intended,’ agency says (Oregonian, 11/2/2014) A look at use of Oregon’s law on assisted suicide (Statesman Journal, 11/3/2014) Brittany Maynard Could Revive the Stalled ‘Death With Dignity’ Movement (Time, 11/2/2014) Annual report on Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act (annual) Oregon Health […]

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Bees and pesticides

October 30th, 2014 · Comments Off on Bees and pesticides · Dept. of Agriculture, State Legislature

Bees and pesticides: Oregon task force seeks balance (Statesman Journal, 10/29/2014) Report to the Oregon Legislative Assembly : draft [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Task Force on Pollinator Health Bumble bees, trees, and neonicotinoids [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Pesticides Program

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PERS reforms and state budget

October 28th, 2014 · Comments Off on PERS reforms and state budget · State Legislature

What happens if the Supreme Court overturns PERS cuts? (Statesman Journal, 10/27/2014) Budget implications if the Supreme Court overturns PERS reforms [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Fiscal Office

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Charter schools

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off on Charter schools · State Legislature

What can Jeff Cogen’s new charter school job tell us about how Oregon charter schools work? (Oregonian, 9/5/2014) Charter schools [PDF] (2012) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

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Geothermal energy

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off on Geothermal energy · Dept. of Energy, State Legislature, Oregon Institute of Technology

Northwest Researchers Work To Boost Geothermal Power (OPB, 8/24/2014) Geothermal [PDF] (2012) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services Geothermal in Oregon : where it is being used, where it can be used [PDF] (2007) Oregon Institute of Technology, Geo-Heat Center Geothermal energy : why it matters to Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Energy

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