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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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State Library reference room

August 19th, 2014 · Comments Off on State Library reference room · State Legislature

Why is the state library closing its research room? (Statesman Journal, 8/19/2014) Workgroup on Libraries & Archives in Oregon State Government, Feb 2012, report [PDF] (2012) Workgroup on Libraries and Archives in Oregon State Government

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Earthquake and tsunami preparedness

June 5th, 2014 · Comments Off on Earthquake and tsunami preparedness · 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 · Comments Off on Supervisory ratio · 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 · Comments Off on Red light cameras · 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 · Comments Off on Education funding · 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 · Comments Off on State Capitol upgrade · 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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