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Earthquake and tsunami preparedness

June 5th, 2014 · No Comments · State Legislature

Oregon infrastructure not ready for quake, tsunami (Statesman Journal, 6/5/2014) The Oregon resilience plan [PDF] (2013) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Committee

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Supervisory ratio

May 15th, 2014 · No Comments · State Legislature

Report: Manager ‘cuts’ in state agencies may be an illusion (Statesman Journal, 5/15/2014) Review of implementation of legislation related to the ratio of supervisory to non-supervisory employees in state agencies with more than 100 authorized positions [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Fiscal Office

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Red light cameras

February 10th, 2014 · No Comments · State Legislature

Red light cameras hailed for safety (Statesman Journal, 2/9/2014) Photo red light biennial report (biennial) Salem Police Department for Oregon Legislative Assembly

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Education funding

December 27th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Oregon schools closer to full funding than in years, thanks in part to PERS changes, report says (Oregonian, 12/27/2013) Report on adequacy of public education funding (biennial) Oregon Special Legislative Committee on Public Education Appropriation

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State Capitol upgrade

October 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Oregon State Capitol celebrates 75th birthday as $295 million upgrade proceeds (Oregonian, 10/1/2013) Report to the seventy-seventh Legislative Assembly (2013) Oregon Capitol Master Plan Review Committee

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Sex offenders

October 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Sex offenders in Oregon: Oregonian exclusive (Oregonian, 9/28/2013) Sex offenders [PDF] (2012) Oregon Legislative Committee Services

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Oregon State Capitol 75th anniversary

October 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Insurance Rating Bureau, State Capitol Reconstruction Commission, State Legislature, State Library

Oregon state Capitol 75th birthday celebrations will run through Tuesday (Oregonian, 9/28/2013) Join the party: The Capitol building turns 75 on Tuesday (Statesman Journal,9/30/2013) Previous Capitols up in flames (Statesman Journal, 9/30/2013) Celebration for 50th included historic designation (Statesman Journal, 9/30/2013) 75 facts you may not know about Oregon’s Capitol (Statesman Journal, 9/30/2013) Historic Capitols […]

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2013-15 budget increase

July 19th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Oregon’s budget sees biggest increase since the recession (Oregonian, 7/18/2013) 2013-15 legislatively adopted budget, general fund/lottery funds, summary [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Legislature

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Earthquake and tsunami plan

March 15th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Preparing For Disaster, Oregon Resilience Plan Recommends Changes (OPB, 3/15/2013) The Oregon resilience plan : reducing risk and improving recovery for the next Cascadia earthquake and tsunami [PDF] (2012) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Committee

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Budget for schools

March 5th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Legislature’s budget writers propose more for schools (Statesman Journal, 3/4/2013) State budget proposals call for more funds for schools (Statesman Journal, 3/5/2013) Governor offers lukewarm support for co-chairs’ budget (Statesman Journal, 3/5/2013) Oregon’s turning point budget [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Legislature

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State agency accounts receivable

February 25th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Oregon is owed more than $3 billion (Statesman Journal, 2/24/2013) Report on liquidated and delinquent accounts receivable [PDF] (annual) Oregon State Legislature

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Property tax limits

February 6th, 2013 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Are changes coming for property tax limits in Oregon? (Statesman Journal, 2/2/2013) Oregon’s property tax system : horizontal inequities under measure 50 [PDF] (2010) Oregon State Legislature

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Talented and gifted education

November 14th, 2012 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Oregon TAG education lacking, says report; here are tips and resources for parents (Oregonian, 11/13/2012) The quiet crisis in talented and gifted education in the State of Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Legislative Assembly

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Measure 84

October 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Measure 84 could cost state more than first thought, report says (Oregonian, 10/12/2012) Measure 84 [PDF] (2012) Oregon State Legislature

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School funding and the Quality Education Model

April 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Quality Education Commission, State Legislature

School cuts fuel UPSET uprising (Portland Tribune, 4/26/2012) Quality Education Model : final report [PDF] (2010) Oregon Quality Education Commission Background brief on– quality education model [PDF] (2010) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

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Oregon’s kicker tax

April 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Recalling the strange saga of the corporate ‘kicker’ tax rebates (Oregonian, 4/23/2012) Oregon’s 2% surplus kicker [PDF] (2007) Legislative Revenue Office Surplus kicker [PDF] (2008) Legislative Revenue Office

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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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Federal timber payments

November 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Some Oregon counties may cease to function if federal timber payments end (Oregonian, 11/17/2011) Counties face dire straits if timber payments end (Register Guard, 11/17/2011) Secure Rural Schools Act [PDF] (2010), Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

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Children and Poverty

November 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Children First for Oregon reports more children have health care; more also poor and homeless (Oregonian, 11/8/2011) Oregon Healthy Kids [PDF] (2010), Legislative Committee Services

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Future state agency budgets

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Agencies asked to become leaner in coming years (Oregon Capitol News, 8/30/2011) Compiled Budget Notes 2011 Legislative Session [PDF] (2011), Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Fiscal Office

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